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Soldier profiles

Name : HOWARD, RONALD ARCHIE
Service Number : VX73549
Date of Birth : 20/05/1922
Place of Birth : THORNBURY, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 27/01/1942
Locality on Enlistment : THORNBURY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : HOWARD, THOMAS
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
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 : N/A
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 10/02/1944
Age at Death : 21
Community Roll of Honour : NORTHCOTE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : TOWNSVILLE WAR CEMETERY, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. C.B.16. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 10/02/1944 / 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 6075011 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Thomas Edgar and Maude Howard, of Thornbury, Victoria.