Walter Kevin AGETT

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AGETT, Walter Kevin

Service Numbers: 27503, S110435, SX27482
Enlisted: 20 August 1940, Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Iron Knob, SA, 6 March 1921
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, New Guinea, 12 October 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery & Lae Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Iron Knob War Memorial, Port Pirie Gates WW II*
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World War 2 Service

20 Aug 1940: Enlisted Aircraftman, SN 27503, Adelaide
21 Aug 1940: Involvement Aircraftman, SN 27503, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
16 May 1942: Transferred Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, 27th Infantry Battalion AMF: (South Australian Scottish)
21 May 1942: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S110435, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
21 Dec 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX27482, 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX27482, 2nd/27th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

Private Casualty Advices

Mrs. W. K. Agett, of Parkside, has been notified that her husband, Pte. Kevin Agett. 22, was killed in action in New Guinea on October 12. Pte. Agett previously served in
the RAAF for two years, and enlisted in the AIF in August, 1942.
He was married in June, 1942. to Miss Betty Wyatt, and leaves a six-months-old son. Pte. Agett was the only son of Mrs. M. Agett, of Port Pirie.

The Advertiser Wednesday 03 November 1943 page 5

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