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Soldier profiles

Name : YOUNG, KEVIN LINDSAY
Service Number : VX8239
Date of Birth : 17/02/1919
Place of Birth : FOOTSCRAY, VIC
Known as : KEVIN
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 14/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : FOOTSCRAY, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : YOUNG, LINDSAY
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : CARRIER PLATOON (JAVA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 16/11/1945
Date Died : 22/07/1999
Age at Death : 80
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) : JAVA
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0096 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6217797 [OPEN], Barcode 479152 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_REL/11885.jpg

Background : 16/04/1942 Reported missing from P.O.W. along with VX46770 Private Robert Sydney Hunt and VX31565 Corporal D. R. Anderson. Where they went is unknown. 14/09/1945 Young recovered P.O.W. in Java.