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Soldier profiles

Name : MILEY, LESLIE THOMAS
Service Number : VX18410
Date of Birth : 23/06/1917
Place of Birth : ARMADALE, VIC
Known as : LES
Occupation on Enlistment : TEXTILES
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : EAST MALVERN, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MILEY, EDWARD
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 : 18/01/1946
Date Died : ??/11/2010
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) : FUKUOKA (JAPAN)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0062 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6216638 [OPEN], Barcode 31831794 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 240kB)

Background : Arrived in Japan 16/01/1945 aboard hellship Awa Maru. Repatriated to Australia on H.M.S. Speaker.