John MADDOCKS

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MADDOCKS, John

Service Number: NX21018
Enlisted: 26 May 1941, Enlisted at Paddington, NSW
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Maldon, Victoria, Australia, 20 November 1905
Home Town: Maldon, Mount Alexander, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Welder
Died: Died of wounds, Egypt, 29 October 1942, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
Plot 4, Row A, Grave 10 Headstone inscription reads:His duty nobly done Roll of Honour - Maldon
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sapper, SN NX21018
26 May 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN NX21018, Enlisted at Paddington, NSW
3 Sep 1941: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN NX21018, Embarkded at Sydney, NSW for Middle East
28 Oct 1942: Wounded 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN NX21018, Shell wound to the right thigh

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Fredrick and Hannah Maddocks; husband of Hilda Mabel Maddocks of Melbourne, Vic.