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Soldier profiles

Name : HEARD, SYDNEY
Service Number : WX11772 (WX872)
Date of Birth : 06/10/1913
Place of Birth : ASHINGTON, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 24/04/1941
Locality on Enlistment : PERTH, WA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : HEARD, RICHARD
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 : 07/02/1946
Date Died : N/A
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) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : THAILAND, NIIHAMA (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0039 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6450814 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_REL/11885.jpg

Background : Arrived in Japan September 1944 aboard Bioki Maru.