William John ORMSTON

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ORMSTON, William John

Service Number: VX48042
Enlisted: 31 July 1940, Enlisted at Caulfield
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 March 1917
Home Town: Stawell, Northern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Thailand, 27 September 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Joint grave 10, Row C, Grave 13-14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Joel Joel War Memorial, Stawell Other Wars Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN VX48042
31 Jul 1940: Enlisted Driver, SN VX48042, Enlisted at Caulfield

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Mildred Ormston of Stawell, Victoria

Died while Prisoner of War

Headstone inscription reads:His duty nobly done. Ever remembered by Father, Mather & Sister


Roll of Honour - Stawell