Colin Charles GORMAN

GORMAN, Colin Charles

Service Number: SX8167
Enlisted: 6 July 1940, Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Greenock, South Australia, Australia, 18 August 1918
Home Town: Greenock, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Greenock Primary School, South Australia
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Natural Causes, Greenock, Barossa Valley, South Australia, 13 March 1986, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Greenock Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Nuriootpa Past RSL Members Memorial Rose Garden
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World War 2 Service

6 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia
8 Feb 1946: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2)
8 Feb 1946: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX8167, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Discharged in 4th Military District, South Australia
Date unknown: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN SX8167, 2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2

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Husband of Rita Gertrude Gormann (nee ____). Son of Johann Friedrich Carl Gormann and Edith Alvera Gormann (nee Renner). 

Like many Australian's during World War Two, Colin changed his last name upon enlistment to sound 'less' German by dropping the second 'N' in his last name making it Gorman, instead of Gormann. 

Served in the Middle East and New Guinea.


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Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan and Nathan Rohrlach.  18 August 2014.  Lest we forget.