Harold Vincent DONOHUE

DONOHUE, Harold Vincent

Service Number: VX5165
Enlisted: 13 November 1939, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Staff Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, 3 April 1909
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Meredith, Victoria, 13 May 1993, aged 84 years
Cemetery: Meredith Cemetery, Victoria
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World War 2 Service

13 Nov 1939: Enlisted Private, SN VX5165, Geelong, Victoria
10 Aug 1945: Discharged Staff Sergeant, SN VX5165, 2nd/6th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Robert Evans

Enlisted with the Citizens "Militia", in Nov 1929, where he remained until the breakout of the second World War. During his time at the Citizens Militia he rose from Private up to the rank of Company Quartermaster Sergeant (CQMS).

He served with the rank of Staff Sergeant in the 2nd/AIF, and following a period as a POW, returned home.