John Joseph FLAVEL


FLAVEL, John Joseph

Service Number: SX13768
Enlisted: 21 July 1941, Wayville, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lameroo, SA, 7 May 1922
Home Town: Naracoorte, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Merambro School, South Australia
Occupation: Farm worker
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 4 December 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Naracoorte War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

21 Jul 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX13768, 27th Infantry Battalion
21 Jul 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Wayville, SA

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Pte. John Joseph Flavel aged 19. Son of Mrs A E Flavel of Padthaway West. Educated at Merambro School with a very good record. Keen on football and lover of horses and dogs. In civil life worked at farm work at Robe. Enlisted at age of 18 in 2nd AIF in 1941. Left for overseas and returned to Australia in March 1942. Sent to New Guinea whre he was killed in action in December 1942. His two brothes also enlisted in the Forces. 

Information supplied from The Personal Pictorial Honor Roll of South Australians who have enlisted in the Second World War.