Maurice George BLENCOWE

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BLENCOWE, Maurice George

Service Number: NX49451
Enlisted: 21 October 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leeton, new South Wales, 25 December 1921
Home Town: Leeton, Leeton, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Machinist
Died: Died of wounds, New Guinea, 2 October 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot T, Row C, Grave 13 Roll of Honour Leeton, Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leeton ANZAC Memorial Clock Tower and Memorial, Leeton Mountford Park WW2 Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN NX49451, 2nd/13th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1941: Enlisted Paddington, New South Wales
21 Oct 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX49451, 2nd/13th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

2/13 Battalion

Rank - Private

Son of Richard Allan and Dorothy Mabel Blencowe, of North Brighton, New South Wales