Phillip Darcy FORAN


FORAN, Phillip Darcy

Service Number: NX100704
Enlisted: 4 August 1942, Ingleburn, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 101st Heavy Mortar Company
Born: Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1 July 1921
Home Town: Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Signwriter & Painter
Died: Accidental, Bougainville, 17 March 1945, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
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Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

4 Aug 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX100704, Ingleburn, NSW
17 Mar 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX100704, 101st Heavy Mortar Company, Bougainville

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Phillip Darcy FORAN was born on 1st July, 1921 in Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales

His parents were Stanley Searle Grace FORAN & Winifred Vernonica SMITH who married in Sydney in 1919

He married Annette May ANDERSON in Singleton, NSW in 1940

He died accidentally in Bougainville on 17th March, 1945 and is buried in the Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery and his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial and the Roll of Honour in Singleton, NSW