John Samuel ASHER

ASHER, John Samuel

Service Number: PA1913
Enlisted: 26 August 1941, Port Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Stoker 2/c
Last Unit: HMAS Kuttabul (Shore)
Born: North Adelaide, South Australia, 18 May 1922
Home Town: Walkerville, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1 June 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Jewish plot Row 4S - Grave 26E (GRM/5) Roll of Honour Walkerville , West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Garden Island Naval Base HMAS Kuttabul Memorial, Medindie Wilderness School Roll of Honour WW2
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World War 2 Service

26 Aug 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, PA1913
26 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Port Adelaide, SA
26 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, PA1913
1 Jun 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Stoker 2/c, PA1913, HMAS Kuttabul (Shore), RAN Operations - 'SW Pacific / Indian Ocean 1941-43'
Date unknown: Involvement

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Royal Australian Naval Reserve

H.M.A.S Kuttabul - sank in Sydney

Son of Rudolph and Ella Asher, of Medindie.