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Soldier profiles

Name : BRACKEN, REGINALD
Service Number : VX70916
Date of Birth : 12/01/1922
Place of Birth : WARRNAMBOOL, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 06/01/1942
Locality on Enlistment : WARRNAMBOOL, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : BRACKEN, MAY
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : 12 PLATOON B COMPANY (DAEO, MOROTAI)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : BORNEO
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 03/05/1945
Age at Death : 23
Community Roll of Honour : WARRNAMBOOL (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : LABUAN WAR CEMETERY, MALAYSIA. 24. C. 12. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : 03/05/1945 / TARAKAN (BORNEO)
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
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 6116219 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_090598.jpg

Background : Son of Alfred Frederick John and May Bracken, of Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia.