Oswald Davy GOODEN MC

GOODEN, Oswald Davy

Service Number: SX9377
Enlisted: 20 July 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 4 November 1915
Home Town: Fullarton, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 9 March 2007, aged 91 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
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World War 2 Service

20 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SX9377, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Jul 1940: Enlisted SX9377, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
21 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, SX9377, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
10 Mar 1941: Promoted Lieutenant
27 Dec 1944: Promoted Captain, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
25 May 1945: Honoured Military Cross, Borneo - Operation Oboe July - August 1945, Outstanding leadership and bravery, TARAKAN 25 May 1945
28 Sep 1945: Discharged Captain, SX9377, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
28 Sep 1945: Discharged SX9377, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion

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