Service Numbers: WX501, WX500888, WX501, 59099
Enlisted: 7 November 1939
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Division Signals
Born: Manchester, England, 11 April 1912
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Disease, Japan, 24 November 1956, aged 44 years
Cemetery: Yokohama War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

7 Nov 1939: Involvement Signaller, WX500888, WX501, 6th Division Signals
7 Nov 1939: Enlisted WX501
7 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, 59099

Peacekeeping Service

14 Sep 1947: Involvement Corporal, 59099

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones


 Corporal with Commonwealth Contingent Signal Squadron

 Korea, 1953-1957 (Post-Armistice service - ceasefire monitoring)