Harry John FLOATE

FLOATE, Harry John

Service Number: VX42571
Enlisted: 28 June 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 10 July 1918
Home Town: Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Presumed - Prisoner of War, Rabaul, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, 4 February 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Rabaul War Memorial, Kokopo, Papua New Guinea Panel 22
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Eganstown War Memorial, Rabaul Memorial
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World War 2 Service

28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, VX42571, Caulfield, Victoria
28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX42571, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
23 Jan 1942: Involvement Private, VX42571, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Rabaul
4 Feb 1942: Involvement Private, VX42571, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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