Vernon Horace MCKINNON

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MCKINNON, Vernon Horace

Service Number: SX10091
Enlisted: 7 August 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Division Salvage Unit
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 12 February 1916
Home Town: Burnside, Burnside City Council, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dairy driver
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Borneo, 14 April 1945, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial (Labuan War Cemetery)
No known grave - Panel 31
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, GawlerHB4*, Labuan Memorial
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World War 2 Service

7 Aug 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10091, Adelaide, South Australia
4 Dec 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10091, 8th Division Salvage Unit
30 Jul 1941: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10091, 8th Division Salvage Unit, HMT EE (Marnix van St. Aldegonde), Melbourne
8 Feb 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10091, 8th Division Salvage Unit, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
14 Apr 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX10091, 8th Division Salvage Unit, Prisoners of War

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