John Fowler WATHEN

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WATHEN, John Fowler

Service Number: 649
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 27 January 1927
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Launceston High School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in action, Pakchong, Korea, 25 October 1950, aged 23 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
John Wathen was initially buried in the Pyongyang Cemetery, Portion 1 Plot and Row 4 Grave No.35. He was reinterred in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in 1951.
Memorials: Townsville HB - 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
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Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Lieutenant, SN 649, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)

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