Austin Clarence FOWERAKER

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FOWERAKER, Austin Clarence

Service Number: WX6434
Enlisted: 16 July 1940
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 12 May 1911
Home Town: Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Superintendent (Assurance Society)
Died: Died of wounds, Papua New Guinea, 5 December 1942, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Grave Location: A6. D. 18. Roll of Honour: Mt Lawley, Western Australia.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN WX6434, 1st Infantry Training Battalion
16 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, SN WX6434, 1st Infantry Training Battalion
16 Jul 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX6434, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
16 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX6434, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
16 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, SN WX6434, 1st Infantry Training Battalion, Claremont, WA, Australia
30 Aug 1940: Promoted Lance Corporal, 1st Infantry Training Battalion, (NAA, Pg-6)
13 Feb 1941: Promoted Lance Sergeant, 1st Infantry Training Battalion, (NAA, Pg-8)
17 Feb 1941: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX6434, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
18 Feb 1941: Involvement Lance Sergeant, SN WX6434, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
18 Feb 1941: Transferred Lieutenant, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-8)
5 Mar 1941: Promoted Lieutenant, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-8)

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