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Soldier profiles

Name : CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM FREDERICK CHARLES
Service Number : VX56816
Date of Birth : 04/06/1921
Place of Birth : HOWLONG, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 26/06/1941
Locality on Enlistment : BALLDALE, NSW
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : CUNNINGHAM, W
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 : 11/12/1945
Date Died : 13/01/1986
Age at Death : 64
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : GOOMBARGANA CEMETERY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA.
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) : 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-0020 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6123370 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 948kB),   Past article (size 598kB),   Past article (size 888kB),   Headstone [photo courtesy of C. Judkins]

Background : Enlisted with date of birth 04/06/1920. Repatriated to Australia on M.V. Highland Chieftain.