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Soldier profiles

Name : ROWE, EDWARD ANDREW
Service Number : WX16638
Date of Birth : 06/07/1920
Place of Birth : BIDEFORD, ENGLAND
Known as : TED, BLUEY
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 22/09/1941
Locality on Enlistment : KESWICK, SA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : ROWE, ANDREW
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : NEW SOUTH WALES RECRUIT RECEPTION & GENERAL DETAILS DEPOT
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 11/02/1946
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) : SENRYU 24 (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6478470 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 479004 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   N_MACPHERSON_4.jpg,   Past article (size 55kB),   Past article (size 1003kB),   2/2 Pioneers Newsletter 12/2004 p4

Background : 15/12/1944 boarded hellship Awa Maru at Singapore. 26/12/1944 sailed in convoy up China Coast and across to Moji, Japan. Arrived in Japan 16/01/1945 aboard hellship Awa Maru.