Gwyfryn YORWERTH

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YORWERTH, Gwyfryn

Service Number: WX8242
Enlisted: 16 August 1940
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: CARDIFF, WALES, 28 March 1917
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Balikpapan, Balikpapan, Borneo, 8 October 1945, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN WX8242
16 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN WX8242, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion

WW2

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 242. Gwyfryn was born 28th March 1917 and prior to the war he was a farm labourer of North Baandee WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn rising to the rank of Corporal. Unfortunately, he developed an Illness and Died of that condition 8th Oct 1945. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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