NOTHEN.jpg
NOBACK.jpg

Soldier profiles

Name : MCCOURT, EDWARD JAMES
Service Number : NX88550
Date of Birth : 29/10/1920
Place of Birth : ENFIELD, NSW
Known as : TED
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 13/02/1942
Locality on Enlistment : BONDI JUNCTION, NSW
Place of Enlistment : PADDINGTON, NSW
Next of Kin : MCCOURT, HILDA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LANCE CORPORAL
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : 17 PLATOON D COMPANY (DAEO, MOROTAI)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : NEW GUINEA, BORNEO
Actions : SHAGGY RIDGE (NEW GUINEA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 03/07/1946
Date Died : 01/07/1995
Age at Death : 74
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 4609194 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_064179.jpg,   AWM_090602.jpg,   Sydney Morning Herald Death Notice 03/07/1995,   2/2 Pioneers Newsletter 07/1995 p4

Background : Late of North Ryde.