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Soldier profiles

Name : ABBOTT, CECIL EDWARD
Service Number : WX14726
Date of Birth : 04/07/1900
Place of Birth : LONDON, ENGLAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 02/07/1941
Locality on Enlistment : MAYLANDS, WA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : ABBOTT, LEONARD
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 : JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 05/09/1943
Age at Death : 43
Community Roll of Honour : BURRACOPPIN (WA)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, THAILAND. 1. J. 67. / 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) : 03/09/1943 / SEPTIC ULCERS, MALNUTRITION / TARSO CAMP (THAILAND)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA, TARSO (THAILAND)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0002 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6470494 [OPEN], Barcode 32342008 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Headstone [photo courtesy of K. Fraser (son of VX18403 S. Fraser)]

Background : Son of Charles and Maria Abbott. Enlisted with birthdate year of 1905.