Archibald Sylvester ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Archibald Sylvester

Service Number: SX18612
Enlisted: 22 June 1942, Wayville, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Echunga, South Australia, 30 December 1912
Home Town: Mount Barker, Mount Barker, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 20 January 1943, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Grave reference A8 B 14
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, EchungaM*, Mount Barker WW1 War Memorial*
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World War 2 Service

22 Jun 1942: Enlisted Wayville, SA
20 Jan 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX18612, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Buna / Gona / Sanananda "The Battle of the Beachheads" - New Guinea
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Archibald Sylvester ANDERSON was born on 30th December 1917 in Echunga, South Australia

His father was Joseph ANDERSON and his mother was Alice Gertrude WOOLGATE

He married Jean BEARD on 22nd July, 1933 in Christ Church Mount Barker

Archibald is honoured at the Australian War Memorial and St Marys Church of England Cemetery in Echunga, South Australia