William Vern AUSTIN


AUSTIN, William Vern

Service Number: VX24316
Enlisted: 17 June 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Anti Tank Regiment
Born: Northcote , Victoria, 10 April 1901
Home Town: Reservoir, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Burma, 5 June 1942, aged 41 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
Plot A12, Row C, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

17 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX24316, Caulfield, Victoria
5 Jun 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Gunner, SN VX24316, 2nd/4th Anti Tank Regiment, Prisoners of War

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4 AntinTank Regiment

Rank - Gunner

Son of John and Elizabeth Mary Arabella Austin; husband of Violet Lily Austin, of Preston, Victoria, Australia.