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Soldier profiles

Name : MITCHELL, ARTHUR ALAN
Service Number : VX22079
Date of Birth : 04/07/1916
Place of Birth : MIDDLE PARK, VIC
Known as : ALAN
Occupation on Enlistment : CLERK
Date of Enlistment : 10/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : GLENHUNTLY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MITCHELL, JAMES
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : LIEUTENANT (JAVA), SERGEANT (JAVA), SERGEANT (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) : APPOINTED LIEUTENANT FROM SERGEANT (JAVA)
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 17/01/1946
Date Died : 23/04/1990
Age at Death : 73
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) : 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-0062 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6206918 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_117837.jpg,   AWM_P01521.005.jpg,   AWM_P01576.001.jpg,   AWM_P01613.001.jpg,   Past article (size 695kB)

Background : Repatriated to Australia on the M.V. Highland Brigade.