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Soldier profiles

Name : MAYNARD, STEPHEN
Service Number : VX70344
Date of Birth : 19/07/1907
Place of Birth : BOORT, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/12/1941
Locality on Enlistment : MARONG, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MAYNARD, VIOLET
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CRAFTSMAN
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) : ATTACHED TO 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION FROM CORPS OF AUSTRALIAN ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
Theatres of War : NEW GUINEA
Actions : LAE (NEW GUINEA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 21/06/1944
Age at Death : 36
Community Roll of Honour : MYSIA (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : CAIRNS CEMETERY, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. PLOT A. ROW D. GRAVE 3. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 91
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 21/06/1944 / ACCIDENT / QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6112213 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 4663495 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Twin brother? of VX70352 A. Maynard (2/2 Pioneer). Son of Charles and Florence Maynard; husband of Violet May Maynard, of Marong, Victoria.