Ernest Roy HORKINGS

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HORKINGS, Ernest Roy

Service Number: VX31277
Enlisted: 11 June 1940, Royal Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Blackburn, Victoria, 6 October 1910
Home Town: Montmorency, Banyule, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber worker/Truck driver
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Ambon, Ambon, Netherlands East Indies, 29 April 1945, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Ambon War Cemetery, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Barnawartha War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

11 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, SN VX31277, Royal Park, Victoria
11 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, SN VX31277
29 Apr 1945: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN VX31277, 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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