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Soldier profiles

Name : MCINTYRE, JOHN EDWIN
Service Number : NX87543
Date of Birth : 05/02/1915
Place of Birth : SYDNEY, NSW
Known as : JACK
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 05/02/1942
Locality on Enlistment : TAREE, NSW
Place of Enlistment : PADDINGTON, NSW
Next of Kin : MCINTYRE, HAZEL
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 : NEW GUINEA
Actions : RAMU VALLEY (NEW GUINEA), SHAGGY RIDGE (NEW GUINEA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 14/01/1946
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 4644371 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_060243.jpg,   AWM_064180.jpg,   N.S.W. 2/1 and 2/2 Pioneer News 01/07/1961 p5

Background : Jack was a well known local cricketer in Wingham (near Taree) in N.S.W. He played lots of local representative matches, and in Country Week cricket ,and played against Victoria for Northern Districts (Newcastle and Hunter) and against N.S.W. for the Manning River team.