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Soldier profiles

Name : ENGLISH, DONALD WILLIAM
Service Number : WX13963
Date of Birth : 11/12/1908
Place of Birth : ILFORD, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1941
Locality on Enlistment : YEALERING, WA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : ENGLISH, ELSIE
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 : N/A
Date Died : 04/08/1943
Age at Death : 34
Community Roll of Honour : PERTH (WA)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A5. F. 17. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
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) : 04/08/1943 / DYSENTERY, EDEMA, MALNUTRITION / 30 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 30 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular,   Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0026 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6468909 [DIGITISED], Barcode 766957 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of George Robert and Eliza English, of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England.