Ian Neil CANN

CANN, Ian Neil

Service Numbers: V310939, VX82210
Enlisted: 14 January 1942, Brunswick, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 31 December 1924
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sheet metal worker/Butcher
Died: Died of wounds, Papua New Guinea, 13 September 1943, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Grave reference CC16, Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

14 Jan 1942: Enlisted Private, V310939, Brunswick, Victoria
28 Jul 1942: Involvement Private, VX82210
28 Jul 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX82210, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
5 Nov 1942: Transferred Private, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
12 Sep 1943: Wounded Private, VX82210, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns, GSW (lower jaw)

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