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Soldier profiles

Name : KIMBER, JACK (ALIAS)
Service Number : VX42727
Date of Birth : 23/11/1913
Place of Birth : ORANGE, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : VARIOUS
Date of Enlistment : 03/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MIDDLE PARK, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : KIMBER, STELLA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 17/03/1944
Age at Death : 30
Community Roll of Honour : SOUTH MELBOURNE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A8. A. 8. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 17/03/1944 / MALARIA, MALNUTRITION / 105 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 105 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0048 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6132552 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Served as KIMBER; true name JACK ATTWOOD-KIMBER. Son of Walter Gordon and Zitella Alice Attwood-Kimber, of Middle Park, Victoria, Australia.