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Soldier profiles

Name : BOCK, EDWARD WALTER
Service Number : VX56722
Date of Birth : 28/12/1919
Place of Birth : ESSENDON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 26/05/1941
Locality on Enlistment : ESSENDON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : BOCK, ADOLPH
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 : 09/10/1943
Age at Death : 23
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A7. C. 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) : 09/10/1943 / SEPTICEMIA, TROPICAL ULCERS / 100 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 100 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0009 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6116535 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Adolph and Mary Emma Bock, of Essendon, Victoria, Australia.