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Soldier profiles

Name : HARRISON, HARRY
Service Number : VX54188 (VX39568)
Date of Birth : 14/03/1919
Place of Birth : BIRCHIP, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 26/04/1941
Locality on Enlistment : PATCHEWOLLOCK, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : HARRISON, CHARLES
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 : 15/05/1946
Date Died : 18/01/1947
Age at Death : 27
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : FAWKNER MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. METHODIST PLOT. COMPT. C. GRAVE 3839. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 18/01/1947 / ILLNESS / 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) : THAILAND
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0038 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6117506 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 579kB),   Death notice (The Argus 20/01/1947)

Background : Husband of Joan Harrison, of Port Melbourne. Repatriated to Australia on Moreton Bay.