Philip John ACRES

ACRES, Philip John

Service Number: NX16098
Enlisted: 21 May 1940
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Corrimal, New South Wales, Australia, 28 June 1905
Home Town: Corrimal, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 12 September 1943, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Cemetery/memorial reference: B. B. 9., Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lance Corporal, NX16098
21 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Corporal, NX16098, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
12 Sep 1943: Involvement Lance Corporal, NX16098, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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