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Soldier profiles

Name : PRITCHARD, GEOFFREY STANTON
Service Number : VX20600
Date of Birth : 19/02/1919
Place of Birth : KEW, VIC
Known as : GEOFF
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : EAST KEW, VIC
Place of Enlistment : MELBOURNE, VIC
Next of Kin : PRITCHARD, WALTER
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LANCE CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : RUNNER D COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions : BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 28/11/1945
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) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0071 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6122824 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 1033546 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 368kB),   Past article (size 888kB),   AWM_REL/11885.jpg

Background : Repatriated to Australia on S.S. Tamaroa.