John Harold LAWTON

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LAWTON, John Harold

Service Number: QX13693
Enlisted: 1 July 1940, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Miles, Queensland, 29 March 1918
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died from Injuries (POW of Japan), Malaya, 20 June 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

1 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX13693, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore
20 Jun 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sergeant, SN QX13693, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of John William (Jack) LAWTON & Maud Jane (nee MARSH) LAWTON.