John Cockburn LEITCH MID

LEITCH, John Cockburn

Service Number: NX76247
Enlisted: 2 August 1941
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/5th Independent Company
Born: Newfarm, Queensland, Australia , 27 February 1921
Home Town: Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Industry
Died: Killed in Action, Papua, 11 January 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea Memorial Panel 2
Memorials: Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lieutenant, NX76247
2 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, NX76247
11 Jan 1943: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, NX76247, 2nd/5th Independent Company

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