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Soldier profiles

Name : MITCHELL, CLARENCE JAMES
Service Number : VX30705
Date of Birth : 14/10/1912
Place of Birth : VIC
Known as : CAL
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 10/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : GLENHUNTLY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : UNKNOWN
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT
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 : 07/12/1945
Date Died : 05/01/2000
Age at Death : 87
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) : BICYCLE (JAVA), CHANGI (SINGAPORE), THAILAND
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 6225641 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 478969 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_117837.jpg,   AWM_P01576.001.jpg,   AWM_P01613.001.jpg,   C_HAMLEY_1.jpg,   C_HAMLEY_2.jpg,   2/2nd Pioneer 2004 Annual Shrine Pilgrimage

Background : Transported on Japanese hellship Kenkon Maru and Japanese hellship Maebashi Maru. Repatriated to Australia on the M.V. Highland Brigade.