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Soldier profiles

Name : ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM EDWARD
Service Number : VX60579
Date of Birth : 27/04/1913
Place of Birth : MALVERN, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 29/07/1941
Locality on Enlistment : FITZROY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : MELBOURNE TOWN HALL, VIC
Next of Kin : ARMSTRONG, ELIZABETH
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 : 29/07/1943
Age at Death : 30
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THAILAND. COLLECTIVE GRAVE 1. Q. 2-78. / 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) : 29/07/1943 / CHOLERA / HINTOCK CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA, HINTOCK (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0004 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6122437 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Edward and Katherine Armstrong; husband of Alice Elizabeth Armstrong, of Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.