William CARNE

CARNE, William

Service Number: VX20748
Enlisted: 5 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 3 March 1906
Home Town: Kew, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Builder's Labourer.
Died: Died at sea (POW Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 15 September 1944, aged 38 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 19, Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, VX20748
5 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX20748, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion

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