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Soldier profiles

Name : POULTON, CHARLES HUGH
Service Number : VX58207
Date of Birth : 18/12/1912
Place of Birth : HOPETOUN, VIC
Known as : CHARLIE
Occupation on Enlistment : BRICKLAYER
Date of Enlistment : 23/06/1941
Locality on Enlistment : BURWOOD, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : POULTON, FRANCES
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : CORPORAL
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 : 24/10/1946
Date Died : 13/05/2000
Age at Death : 87
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : BURWOOD CEMETERY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
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) : THAILAND
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : THAILAND
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0070 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6111141 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   C_HAMLEY_1.jpg,   C_HAMLEY_2.jpg,   Past article (size 888kB),   Headstone [photo courtesy of J. N.],   Headstone [photo courtesy of J. N.],   AWM_REL/11885.jpg

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