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Soldier profiles

Name : WILLIAMSON, KENNETH MERVYN
Service Number : VX56329
Date of Birth : 13/12/1908
Place of Birth : CASTLEMAINE, VIC
Known as : TOM
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 21/05/1941
Locality on Enlistment : RED CLIFFS, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : WILLIAMSON, ANN
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 : 13/07/1943
Age at Death : 34
Community Roll of Honour : CASTLEMAINE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A10. F. 16. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
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) : 13/07/1943 / BERIBERI, DIARRHEA / 40 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 40 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-0094 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6123350 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (unknown newspaper),   K_ROBINSON_1.jpg

Background : Son of William John and Anna Druzilla Williamson, of Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia. Brother of Alan Williamson (9th Division, A.I.F.).