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Soldier profiles

Name : PEMBERTON, JOHN MURRISH
Service Number : 3366 (240529, VP4336, VX38875)
Date of Birth : 07/06/1905
Place of Birth : BEECHWORTH, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/09/1939
Locality on Enlistment : MOONEE PONDS, VIC
Place of Enlistment : MELBOURNE, VIC
Next of Kin : PEMBERTON, BRENDA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CAPTAIN
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : 4 PLATOON B COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA), TJILILITAN (JAVA), TJAMPEA (JAVA), LLEWILIANG (JAVA)
Wounded (date / details) : 17/06/1941 EXTENSIVE SHOULDER WOUND FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA)
Discharged : 07/06/1960
Date Died : 07/07/1976
Age at Death : 71
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) : SYRIA, JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : SYRIA, MOULMEIN (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0069 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6144307 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_P01521.004.jpg,   AWM_P01613.001.jpg,   Past article (size 579kB),   Past article (size 152kB)

Background : Repatriated to Australia on Moreton Bay.