Peter Wilkinson CAVANAGH

CAVANAGH, Peter Wilkinson

Service Numbers: 5403, 117541, V91662, V371881, V71881
Enlisted: 6 October 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 17th (NSW) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Esmond, Victoria, Australia, 19 March 1900
Home Town: Yarrawonga, Moira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Cerebral Malaria, Tully, Queensland, Australia, Tully, Queensland, Australia, 4 December 1943, aged 43 years
Cemetery: Tully Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
C. of E. Plot. Sc. 2. Sb Sc. 2. Row D Grave 38, Tully Cemetery, Tully, Queensland, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Yarrawonga War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

6 Oct 1915: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, 5403
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, 117541
8 Jan 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, V91662
23 May 1942: Enlisted V71881
23 May 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, V371881, 17th (NSW) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
20 Aug 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Corporal, 117541

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Corporal Peter Wilkinson Cavanagh 117541 of Number 1 Repair Installation Maintenance Unit (1 RIMU), Croydon, NSW died of illness (Cerebral Malaria) in Tully, QLD

Son of John and Sarah Louise Cavanagh

Husband of Grace Caroline Cavanagh of Yarrawonga, Victoria