Malcolm Raymor Meurisse HAYDON


HAYDON, Malcolm Raymor Meurisse

Service Number: NX687
Enlisted: 4 April 1941, Paddington, Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 28 June 1915
Home Town: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Schooling: Canberra Grammar School, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation: Jackeroo
Died: Killed in action, Malaya, 9 February 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Special Memorial 4 E 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN NX687
4 Apr 1941: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN NX687, 2nd/20th Infantry Battalion, Paddington, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Malcolm Raymor Meurisse HAYDON was born in Canberra, A.C.T. on 28th June, 1915

His parents were Jeffery Frederick Meurisse HAYDON & Beryl PRICE who married in Victoria in 1910

He enlisted in Paddington, Sydney on 4th April, 1941

Malcolm was Killed in Action in Malaya on 9th February, 1942 and is buried in the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore 


His brother Charles HAYDON served in the Army during WW2 (SN NX 128786) and was discharged in 1946 and another brother Jeffrey HAYDON (SN 402352) served in the RAAF and was discharged in 1945