NOTHEN.jpg
NOBACK.jpg

Soldier profiles

Name : KOCH, ROBERT HENRY
Service Number : VX71369
Date of Birth : 18/12/1920
Place of Birth : ELMORE, VIC
Known as : BILL, BOB
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 08/01/1942
Locality on Enlistment : BUNNALOO, NSW
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : KOCH, BERTIE
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 : 28/05/1946
Date Died : 23/04/2007
Age at Death : 86
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
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) : 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 : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6077150 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_090598.jpg,   Bendigo Advertiser Death Notice 25/04/2007,   Herald Sun Death Notice 25/04/2007,   Herald Sun Death Notice 27/04/2007,   2/2 Pioneers Newsletter 12/2003 p3,   2/2 Pioneers Newsletter 12/2007 p1

Background : Brother of VX71365 Carl Frederick Koch. Died at St John Of God Hospital.