John Ford TASSIE

Badge Number: S1144, Sub Branch: Glenelg

TASSIE, John Ford

Service Numbers: 2326, S66344
Enlisted: 1 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Victoria Park, South Australia, 18 May 1895
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Victor Harbour, South Australia, 27 August 1970, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Glenelg Congregational Church Roll of Honor, Glenelg Moseley Street Uniting Church "Heroes of Two World Wars", Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2326, Adelaide, South Australia
14 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2326, 5th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Itria, Adelaide
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2326, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Jun 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, 2326, AIF Headquarters

World War 2 Service

29 Mar 1942: Involvement Lance Sergeant, S66344
29 Mar 1942: Enlisted Private, S66344, Adelaide, South Australia
29 Mar 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Sergeant, S66344
16 Apr 1944: Discharged Lance Sergeant, S66344, 3rd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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