John Francis MCCARTHY

MCCARTHY, John Francis

Service Number: QX21245
Enlisted: 20 May 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Orange, New South Wales, Australia, 25 September 1908
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness whilst a Prisoner of the Japanese , Borneo, 9 April 1945, aged 36 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 15 Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Sandakan Prisoner of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, QX21245
20 May 1941: Enlisted
20 May 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, QX21245, 2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
9 Apr 1945: Discharged

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