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Soldier profiles

Name : COLBERT, EDWARD
Service Number : VX46838
Date of Birth : 26/04/1912
Place of Birth : LEONGATHA, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 22/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : LEONGATHA, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : COLBERT, C
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
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 27/06/1941
Age at Death : 29
Community Roll of Honour : LEONGATHA (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, SYRIA. P. 24. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : 27/06/1941 / SYRIA
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
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 6124494 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Charles and Catherine Colbert, of Leongatha, Victoria; husband of Molly Mavis Colbert, of Gelliondale, Victoria, Australia.