Alven Richard (Dick) KARGER

KARGER, Alven Richard

Service Numbers: S27172, SX24468
Enlisted: 11 September 1942, Ingleburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 101st Anti Tank Regiment
Born: Gladstone, South Australia, 23 February 1914
Home Town: Minnipa, Wudinna, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer (later Publican)
Died: Natural Causes (old age), Port Lincoln, South Australia, 13 November 1993, aged 79 years
Cemetery: Happy Valley Cemetery, Port Lincoln
RSL plot 17 row U
Memorials: Minnipa War Memorial Oval Arch Gates
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World War 2 Service

11 Sep 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN S27172
11 Sep 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX24468, 101st Anti Tank Regiment
11 Sep 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Ingleburn, New South Wales
21 Sep 1945: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2
Date unknown: Involvement

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Alvin served at Fenton in the Northern Territory on the Boffa Anti Aircraft platforms. He returned to civilian life as a farmer and later a publican at Wuddina and North Shields. He retired and lived out his life at Port Lincoln. His wife left us to join him on 13 Mar 2015