Frederick James (Tich ) BACON

BACON, Frederick James

Service Number: VX58755
Enlisted: 9 July 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Terang Victoria, Australia , 31 October 1917
Home Town: Terang, Corangamite, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Pipe maker
Died: Natural Causes, Mildura , Victoria, Australia, 4 February 2000, aged 82 years
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

9 Jul 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN VX58755, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
19 Dec 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN VX58755, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement Private, SN VX58755, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion

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Biography contributed by Bernard Wood

Joined military 9 July 1941 

served with 2/2 Pioneer Battalion was a POW in Changi and worked on the Thai Burma railway and returned home at the end of the war to have 3 children 

 

Australian Service medal 1939-1945

Pacific star