Robert Mulholland BEVAN

BEVAN, Robert Mulholland

Service Numbers: NX8390, NX8390
Enlisted: 2 June 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 13 November 1920
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Jivevaneng, New Guinea, 3 November 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Cemetery/memorial reference: U. C. 4., 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 Private, NX8390
2 Jun 1941: Enlisted Private, NX8390, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
2 Jun 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX8390, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1942: Involvement Private, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, El Alamein
3 Nov 1943: Involvement Private, NX8390 , 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Jeffrey Crisdale

Private Robert Mulholland Bevan also served with the 2/17 Bn in the Tel el Eisa, El Alamein & Lae Campaigns before KIA at Jivevenang, New Guinea.