John Dundas ("Bright Eyes") MCFARLAND MBE

MCFARLAND, John Dundas

Service Number: NX24708
Enlisted: 31 May 1940
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Peak Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 14 November 1918
Home Town: Forbes, Forbes, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Grose Vale, New South Wales, Australia, 26 September 1974, aged 55 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 2 Service

31 May 1940: Enlisted
31 May 1940: Enlisted NX24708, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1943: Involvement Lieutenant, NX24708, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns
1 May 1945: Involvement Captain, NX24708, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, Borneo - Operation Oboe July - August 1945
1 Nov 1945: Discharged Captain, NX24708, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
1 Nov 1945: Discharged NX24708, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement Captain, NX24708, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Jeffrey Crisdale

2/17 Bn Campaigns - Huon Peninsula, Borneo.

Member of the Order of the British Empire.