FITZHARDINGE JOHN Berkeley AO MBE ED
Australian Army PoW Born Barraba NSW 15 February 1911 Died North Fremantle WA 21 November 2008
Service No: WX9. Early (Pre-1950) member – attended Highgate Inaugural Meeting: 14 May 1947. Highgate Sub-Branch Foundation Member, President 1953. Pre-War (Militia) Artillery Horse Drawn 1939 Australian Imperial Force 6th Division 2/3rd Field Regiment. Captain Leader, E Troop 6th Battery. Shipped to UK, North Africa, Greece and Crete. Prisoner of War. Italy and Germany. 1946 State Exec RSL. 1950 President PoW Assoc. Past Commodore Royal Perth Yacht Club. Architect. Awarded The Order of the British Empire – Member (Military) (Imperial) (MBE) – Army-Distinguished service in the field: 15 November 1945. Awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) – In recognition of service to yachting and urban planning: 6 June 1978. State War Memorial Sub-Warden.