Jack Cawston (Aussie Jack) BACON

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BACON, Jack Cawston

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Last Unit: HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Born: Staines, Middlesex, England, 12 March 1905
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Naval Officer
Died: Killed In Action, Indian Ocean, 19 November 1941, aged 36 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea)
Memorials: Geraldton HMAS Sydney II Memorial, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

20 Nov 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant Commander, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2

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Biography contributed by Stephen Diver

Nicknamed Aussie Jack because even though he was RN and a 'Pom', he married An Australian and was therefore no longer a pom but an Aussie in the crew's eyes.

Son of Mr and Mrs H Bacon of Middlesex England and Wife to Nyra (Nee) Dalton of Orange NSW in Australia. Children ?

Also Listed on HMAS Sydney Memorial Geraldton Western Australia,Orange War Memorial ,Orange NSW,Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Memorial UK and Sydney City Memorial. A Church in Middlesex has a Stain Glass Window and a Memorial Listing for His Name on a Wall which was Organised  by His Parents and His Fathers Employer 'Barclays Bank' after the War.

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