John Edwin BALDWIN

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BALDWIN, John Edwin

Service Numbers: V42948, VX115997
Enlisted: 11 March 1941, Warragul, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion AMF
Born: Carlton, Victoria, 28 November 1919
Home Town: Nilma, Baw Baw, Victoria
Occupation: Dairy farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gona, Papua New Guinea, 6 December 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot C, Row C, Grave 8.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour

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World War 2 Service

11 Mar 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN V42948, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Warragul, Victoria
9 Oct 1941: Transferred Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, 39th Infantry Battalion AMF, Seymour
11 Oct 1942: Promoted Corporal, 39th Infantry Battalion AMF, Port Moresby
26 Oct 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX115997, 39th Infantry Battalion, Port Moresby
6 Dec 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN VX115997, 39th Infantry Battalion AMF

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