Service Number: VX34318
Enlisted: 25 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Orbost, Victoria, Australia, 17 February 1916
Home Town: Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died at sea (Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Panel 12, Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul Montevideo Maru Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, VX34318
25 Jun 1940: Enlisted Royal Park, Victoria, Australia
25 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX34318

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1 Independant Company

Rank - Private

Son of A. W. and Clarice May Andrew, of Orbost, Victoria.