John Skelton RUSSELL


RUSSELL, John Skelton

Service Number: VX26521
Enlisted: 13 June 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Brighton, Victoria, 9 April 1918
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Laboratory assistant
Died: Killed in Action, Rabaul, 22 January 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Rabaul Memorial
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World War 2 Service

13 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX26521, Caulfield, Victoria
22 Jan 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lance Sergeant, SN VX26521, 2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion, Australia's Northern Periphery

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