John LAVELLE

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LAVELLE, John

Service Number: Q14627
Enlisted: 8 June 1942
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: County Mayo, Ireland., 21 September 1895
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Injuries, Australia, 8 June 1942, aged 46 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
R.S. Plot. Portion 10. Sec. 56. Allotment 13C.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sapper, SN Q14627
8 Jun 1942: Enlisted

Mayo Peace Park,Ireland

Sapper John Lavelle No: Q14627. Age: 46. Roman Catholic. World War 2.
Born 21st September 1895, County Mayo, Ireland, Widower. Son of Patrick Lavelle, Brisbane, Queensland.
Mother in Law Mrs. E Broomhall, Brisbane, Queensland. Enlistment Brisbane, Queensland 14th October 1940.
16th Army Group, 1st Bomb Disposal, Royal Australian Engineers. Died of Injuries 8th June 1942 received in a car accident on 6th June 1942. Grave Brisbane General (Toowong) Cemetery, Queensland, Australia.
Australian War Memorial, Canberra, panel 22. CWGC.
Inscribed on Memorial wall at Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland.
More to be remembered when found--Martin Coyle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

A.C.M.F. 1 Bomb Disposal Coy.
Royal Australian Engineers. He was 46.

Next of Kin
LAVELLE, PATRICK

Date of Enlistment-19 Aug 1940
Locality on Enlistment-BRISBANE, QLD
Place of Enlistment-BRISBANE, QLD
Next of Kin-LAVELLE, PATRICK

Rank-Sapper
Posting on Death
1 Bomb Disposal Company

He is remembered on the Mayo Memorial World War II in Mayo Peace Park Garden of Remembrance, Lannagh Road, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland