Peter Lorrie SHENTON

SHENTON, Peter Lorrie

Service Number: WX11695
Enlisted: 9 April 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: PERTH, WA, 21 May 1920
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Papua, 29 August 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial, Wagin War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, WX11695
9 Apr 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, WX11695, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 127. Peter was born 21st May 1920, and prior to the war he was an accountant of Wagin WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn as a Private. Unfortunately, he was Killed In Action 29th Aug 1942. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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