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Soldier profiles

Name : BYRNE, MALCOLM GEORGE
Service Number : WX14594
Date of Birth : 09/10/1910
Place of Birth : YORK, WA
Known as : MAL
Occupation on Enlistment : LABOURER
Date of Enlistment : 25/06/1941
Locality on Enlistment : BOULDER, WA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : BYRNE, FREDERICK
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 : 10/04/1942
Age at Death : 31
Community Roll of Honour : BOULDER (WA)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, SINGAPORE. COLUMN 138. / 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) : 10/04/1942 / ILLNESS / JAVA
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0013 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6470877 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of Frederick Burges Byrne and Mary Ann Byrne; husband of Ida Byrne, of East Perth, Western Australia.