Ernest George MELKSHAM

MELKSHAM, Ernest George

Service Number: Q24850
Enlisted: 17 March 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Qld., 17 April 1911
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural Causes, Maryborough, Qld., 4 October 1978, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Maryborough Lawn Cemetery, Queensland
Garden of Rest ix Plot 1076
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World War 2 Service

17 Mar 1941: Involvement Private, Q24850, FTD 29/1/1942?
17 Mar 1941: Enlisted
29 Jan 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, Q24850, 47th Infantry Battalion, Maryborough, Qld.
20 Dec 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, Q24850

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick Charles MELKSHAM and Mary Ellen nee RYAN