Donald James CARN


CARN, Donald James

Service Number: NX35932
Enlisted: 28 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 17 December 1910
Home Town: French Park, Lockhart, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in action, Malaya, 19 January 1942, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Special Memorial 4, Row C, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, The Rock War Memorial, Wagga Wagga Cenotaph
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN NX35932
28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, SN NX35932, Enlisted at Wagga Wagga, NSW
28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX35932, 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
2 Feb 1941: Embarked Private, SN NX35932, Embarked at Sydney for Singapore

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John James Carn and Kathleen Carn; husband of Pearl May Carn of Manly, NSW