NAOA_VX15762-P.jpg
NOBACK.jpg

Soldier profiles

Name : MASTERMAN-SMITH, BERNARD
Service Number : VX15762
Date of Birth : 17/12/1910
Place of Birth : LONDON, ENGLAND
Known as : BEN, BENNY
Occupation on Enlistment : A.M.P. INSURANCE AGENT
Date of Enlistment : 20/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MORNINGTON, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MASTERMAN-SMITH, HILDRED
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
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 : 19/11/1945
Date Died : 27/07/2004
Age at Death : 93
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) : JAVA, TANJONG PAGAR (SINGAPORE)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : SINGAPORE
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0060 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6210198 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 888kB),   Past article (size 213kB),   Past article (size 323kB),   SLV_an006775.jpg

Background : Mate of VX15222 Clem White.