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Soldier profiles

Name : MONAGHAN, RAYMOND FREDERIC
Service Number : 12 (QX41031, QX6152)
Date of Birth : 28/11/1898
Place of Birth : GOULBURN, NSW
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 18/04/1940
Locality on Enlistment : VICTORIA BARRACKS
Place of Enlistment : BRISBANE, QLD
Next of Kin : MONAGHAN, JOHN
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : COLONEL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 ANTI TANK REGIMENT
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : COMMANDING OFFICER
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions : BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA), DAMOUR (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : UNKNOWN
Date Died : N/A
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. Distinguished Service Order (2/2nd Pioneer Battalion) for gallant and distinguished leadership in New Guinea presented at Parliament House, Brisbane, Queensland on 15/06/1949. London Gazette 08/03/1945. Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 15/03/1945. Mentioned in Despatches (2/2nd Pioneer Battalion) for exceptional services in the field in New Guinea. London Gazette 27/04/1944. Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 17/04/1944.
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Awards Circular,   Australian War Memorial Awards Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 9100955 [OPEN], Barcode 6044765 [DIGITISED], Barcode 4946994 [OPEN], Barcode 1532556 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 1168472 [OPEN], Barcode 717369 [OPEN], Barcode 648340 [OPEN], Barcode 382083 [OPEN], Barcode 5192508 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Past article (size 267kB),   Past article (size 312kB)

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