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Soldier profiles

Name : WILFORD, JOHN ROBERT
Service Number : VX43337
Date of Birth : 02/03/1912
Place of Birth : NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 15/07/1940
Locality on Enlistment : PRAHRAN, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : WILFORD, JEAN
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : SERGEANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, NEW GUINEA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) : WOUNDED IN ACTION (SYRIA), SHOT IN LEG BY SNIPER WHILE CARRYING WOUNDED MAN ON STRETCHER (NEW GUINEA)
Discharged : 27/11/1945
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 : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6134523 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Past article (size 657kB)

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