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Soldier profiles

Name : MCNESS, JOHN GEORGE
Service Number : WX16531
Date of Birth : 19/03/1920
Place of Birth : WA
Known as : MAC
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 17/09/1941
Locality on Enlistment : PERTH, WA
Place of Enlistment : CLAREMONT, WA
Next of Kin : MCNESS, EMILY
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : 16 PLATOON D COMPANY (DAEO, MOROTAI)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : BORNEO
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 20/11/1945
Date Died : 27/10/2007
Age at Death : 87
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : BUSSELTON CEMETERY, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA.
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 6466008 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_090601.jpg,   Headstone [photo courtesy of L. Larment]

Background : Husband of Sylvia Mary (Buddy) (died 24/10/1990 aged 67). Father of John, Val and June.