John Roughton ABERLE

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ABERLE, John Roughton

Service Number: WX239
Enlisted: 12 December 1940, South Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Perth, WA, 3 December 1920
Home Town: South Perth, South Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Wesley College
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed In Action, Ulu Pandan, Malaya, 12 February 1942, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Singapore Memorial, Singapore
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery, South Perth Wesley College Lynch Gate
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN WX239

World War 1 Service

12 Dec 1940: Enlisted Private, SN WX239, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion, South Perth, WA

World War 2 Service

12 Dec 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX239, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick John and Margaret Rose Aberle, of Perth, Western Australia.