John George EARWAKER MC

EARWAKER, John George

Service Numbers: 2387, Q140074
Enlisted: 29 June 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Morayfield, Queensland, 20 March 1897
Home Town: Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Grammar School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 11 May 1963, aged 66 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

29 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2387, Brisbane, Queensland
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2387, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Brisbane
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2387, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 9th Infantry Battalion
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2387, 9th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
2 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion
27 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 69th Infantry Battalion
26 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 69th Infantry Battalion
13 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 69th Infantry Battalion
15 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
1 Dec 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
18 Sep 1918: Honoured Military Cross, "The Last Hundred Days", At Villeret... by his cool judgement and utter disregard for his personal safety...
5 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

19 Jan 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, SN Q140074, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Brisbane, Queensland
20 Jan 1942: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, SN Q140074, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
20 Mar 1942: Promoted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Captain, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
22 Oct 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Captain, SN Q140074, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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