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Soldier profiles

Name : CHICK, ANZLIE VIVIAN
Service Number : VX44421
Date of Birth : 11/10/1902
Place of Birth : LAUNCESTON, TAS
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : TECHNICAL SCHOOL TEACHER
Date of Enlistment : 01/08/1940
Locality on Enlistment : ALPHINGTON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : NELLIE CHICK
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 : 03/09/1943
Age at Death : 40
Community Roll of Honour : DAYLESFORD (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A5. B. 6. / 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) : 03/09/1943 / TROPICAL ULCERS, MALARIA / 80 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 80 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
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6118666 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Arthur and Adale Chick; husband of Nellie Kathleen Chick, of Daylesford, Victoria, Australia.

Service & personal summary At enlistment : married. Blue eyes, brown hair. Marks / scars : scar right side of throat. No previous military experience.

Service record
01/08/1940 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Caulfield, Victoria.
23/09/1940 Transferred from Recruit Reception Depot Caulfield, Victoria to 2/23 Training Battalion Albury, New South Wales.
14/11/1940 Transferred to Engineering Training Depot Darley Camp, Victoria.
14/11/1940 Transferred from 2/23 Training Battalion Albury, New South Wales to Engineering Training Depot Seymour, Victoria.
14/01/1941 Graded Draftsman Group I Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
14/01/1941 Posted to 2nd Reinforcements Headquarters Corps Troops Engineers.
16/04/1941 Promoted to acting Corporal.
28/04/1941 Transferred to 2/1 Corps Field Survey (4 Reinforcements).
28/04/1941 Graded Draftsman Group I (substantine).
28/04/1941 Transferred from 2nd Reinforcements Headquarters Corps Troops to Engineering Training Depot Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
01/09/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales on H.M.T. H.H.
25/09/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
27/09/1941 Revised to sapper.
30/09/1941 Promoted to acting Corporal.
15/12/1941 Marched out to 2/1 Survey Company Corps Middle East.
17/12/1941 Taken on strength from Engineering Training Depot Australian Imperial Forces.
28/01/1942 Transferred to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
28/01/1942 Taken on strength 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
28/01/1942 Reverted to Private.
29/01/1942 Graded Group 1 Draftsman.
31/01/1942 Embarked Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
07/03/1942 Reported missing in action, Java.
30/04/1942 Reported missing in action, Java and transferred to X list.
01/10/1942 Previously reported missing in action now believed prisoner of war.
11/04/1945 Died of illness (tropical ulcers) whilst prisoner of war on or after 01/08/1943.
??/12/1945 Exhumed from Apalon P.O.W. Cemetery and reburied in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery by 34 Australian War Graves Unit.