Patrick Charles (Percy) GRANEY MID

GRANEY, Patrick Charles

Service Number: SX8686
Enlisted: 12 July 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Gambier, South Australia, 25 December 1917
Home Town: Milang, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 3 October 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Milang Memorial Gates, Milang Soldiers' Memorial Gardens & Anzac Park
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World War 2 Service

12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SX8686, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SX8686, Adelaide, South Australia
29 Dec 1940: Embarked Private, SX8686, HMAT Mauritania, Port Melbourne
29 Dec 1940: Involvement Private, SX8686, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
7 Jun 1941: Involvement Private, SX8686, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Syria - Operation Exporter
29 Aug 1941: Promoted Lance Corporal, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
25 Oct 1942: Promoted Corporal, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
3 Oct 1943: Involvement Corporal, SX8686, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns
Date unknown: Involvement

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