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Soldier profiles

Name : WILSON, ARNOLD WINTON
Service Number : VX45978
Date of Birth : 16/12/1919
Place of Birth : GLENHUNTLY, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 10/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : SPRINGVALE, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : WILSON, D
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LANCE CORPORAL
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 : 08/11/1945
Age at Death : 25
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SPRINGVALE WAR CEMETERY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. 2.S.B.6. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 08/11/1945 / ACCIDENTAL INJURIES / DANDENONG, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : HAKODATE (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0094 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6137742 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 240kB)

Background : Son of David Edwin Rennie and Ethel Jane Wilson, of Springvale. Repatriated to Australia on H.M.S. Speaker.