Dudley Edward EITZEN

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EITZEN, Dudley Edward

Service Numbers: S67789, PA3882
Enlisted: 27 April 1943, Port Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: 1st (Western Adelaide) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 23 August 1923
Home Town: Brompton, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, HMAS Madang, 22 September 1945, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot L, Row A, Grave 6 Headstone inscription reads: His duty fearlessy and nobly done ever remembered by his family
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN S67789, 1st (Western Adelaide) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
8 Mar 1943: Discharged
27 Apr 1943: Involvement Able Seaman, SN PA3882
27 Apr 1943: Enlisted Port Adelaide, SA
22 Sep 1945: Discharged
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Carl Heinrich Eitzen and Annie Eberlie (nee Taylor) Eitzen' brother of Daphne Mavis Eitzen,