Ernest Clifford GEARY

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GEARY, Ernest Clifford

Service Number: NX21406
Enlisted: 15 April 1940, Inverell, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Barraba, New South Wales, Australia, 9 October 1916
Home Town: Gulf Creek, Gwydir, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station hand
Died: Killed in Action, Libya, Syria, 12 June 1941, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Tobruk War Cemetery, Tobruk
Location Ref: 5.P.6., Tobruk War Cemetery, Tobruk, Libya, Sidon War Cemetery, Sidon, Lebanon
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Barraba St Laurence's Anglican Church Memorial Window, Barraba War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

15 Apr 1940: Involvement Private, SN NX21406, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
15 Apr 1940: Enlisted Inverell, New South Wales
24 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX21406, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
12 Jun 1941: Involvement Private, SN NX21406, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Siege of Tobruk

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Biography

Ernest Clifford GEARY was born on 9th October, 1916 in Barraba, NSW

His parents were James Henry GEARY and Susannah HAGAN

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the Roll of Honour in Barraba