William Henry REINKE

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REINKE, William Henry

Service Number: SX1746
Enlisted: 19 February 1940, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Blyth, SA, 15 August 1919
Home Town: Riverton, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 21 January 1943, aged 23 years
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook WW2 Memorial, Narridy and District Honour Roll

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World War 2 Service

19 Feb 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX1746, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, SA
10 Aug 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX1746, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Milne Bay - Papua New Guinea WW2
21 Jan 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX1746, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Buna / Gona / Sanananda "The Battle of the Beachheads" - New Guinea
Date unknown: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX1746, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Siege of Tobruk

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