John Patrick O'SULLIVAN

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O'SULLIVAN, John Patrick

Service Number: VX19170
Enlisted: 29 May 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Clifton Hill, Victoria, 18 February 1918
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boot trade
Died: Killed in Action, Papua New Guinea, 2 September 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - Panel 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

29 May 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX19170, Caulfield, Victoria
29 Jan 1942: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX19170, Embarked for Middle East
2 Sep 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX19170, 2nd/14th Infantry Battalion, Papua New Guinea - Kokoda

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Daniel Thomas O'Sullivan and Kathleen O'Sullivan of Northcote, Victoria

Medals: 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, War Medal, Defence Medal