Gilbert Harry MAILMAN

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MAILMAN, Gilbert Harry

Service Number: QX18432
Enlisted: 16 July 1941, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion AMF
Born: Mitchell, Queensland, 24 March 1920
Home Town: Mitchell, Maranoa, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, Papua New Guinea, 7 December 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

16 Jul 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX18432, Toowoomba, Queensland
17 Jul 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX18432
7 Dec 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX18432, 49th Infantry Battalion AMF, Buna / Gona / Sanananda "The Battle of the Beachheads" - New Guinea

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Gilbert Harry MAILMAN was born in Mitchell, Queensland on 24th March, 1920

His parents were Gilbert MAILMAN & Elsie COLLINS who married in Queensland on 31st May, 1919