Anzlie Vivian CHICK


CHICK, Anzlie Vivian

Service Number: VX44421
Enlisted: 1 August 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, 11 October 1902
Home Town: Daylesford, Hepburn, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Technical School Teacher
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan - tropical ulcers), Burma, 3 September 1943, aged 40 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
Plot A5, Row B, Grave 6, Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Thanbyuzayat, Mon State, Myanmar
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Daylesford War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

1 Aug 1940: Enlisted Private, SN VX44421, Caulfield, Victoria
1 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN VX44421, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
1 Sep 1941: Embarked Private, SN VX44421, Embarked at Sydney for Middle East
15 Dec 1941: Promoted Corporal, Promoted in the Middle East
30 Apr 1942: Imprisoned Reported missing in Java. Confirmed at POW 1 October 1942
3 Sep 1943: Involvement Private, SN VX44421, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur and Adale Chick; husband of Nellie Kathleen Chick of Daylesford, Victoria

Medals: 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Pacific Star, War Medal, Defence Medal, Australian Service Medal