Joseph (Joe) ROVKIN

Poppy

ROVKIN, Joseph

Service Numbers: N280456, NX73811
Enlisted: 17 September 1941, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Poland, 3 December 1925
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Hallam Valley Public School and Scotch College Melbourne
Occupation: Factory hand
Died: Died of wounds, Papua New Guinea, 7 November 1942, aged 16 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Commonwealth grave with Star of David
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Victorian Jewish War Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

17 Sep 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N280456, Paddington, New South Wales
7 Nov 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX73811, 2nd/3rd Infantry Battalion, Papua New Guinea - Kokoda

Help us honour Joseph Rovkin's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Enlisted and served under alias Joseph Rorkin