James Douglas HANNAY


HANNAY, James Douglas

Service Number: NX26379
Enlisted: 18 June 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1st Independent Company
Born: Jervis Bay, NSW, 22 October 1917
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died at sea (Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Crows Nest Presbyterian Church WW2 Book of Remembrance, Lindfield St David's Uniting Church WW2 Memorial Windows, Rabaul Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN NX26379
18 Jun 1940: Enlisted Sergeant, SN NX26379, 1st Independent Company, Paddington, NSW
18 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN NX26379

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Keith and Minnie Hannay, of Lindfield, New South Wales