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Soldier profiles

Name : CRAIG, ROBERT JAMES
Service Number : WX7233
Date of Birth : 29/08/1902
Place of Birth : KANOWNA, WA
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 01/08/1940
Locality on Enlistment : KALGOORLIE, WA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : CRAIG, FRANCIS
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 : 05/03/1942
Age at Death : 39
Community Roll of Honour : KALGOORLIE (WA)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY, INDONESIA. 6. B. 12. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : 05/03/1942 / JAVA
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0019 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6463572 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Headstone [photo courtesy of C. Sandell (grandson of VX73689 C. A. R. Douglas)],   Death notice (The West Australian 12/06/1945),   Death notice (The West Australian 14/06/1945),   Death notice (The West Australian 18/06/1945)

Background : Son of Francis William and Isabella Craig, of Hollywood, Western Australia.