Australian Army Born Katanning WA 26 August 1920 Died Bentley WA 2 May 2016

Service No: WX5859 515984.  Australian Imperial Force 2/16th Infantry Battalion. Wounded at Damour, Syria and Kokoda Track New Guinea. Rejoined Bn 1943 OCTU Posted to 2/2 Battalion Aitape-Newak. 1952-3 Battalion RAR Korea. Captain Citizens Military Forces 11/44 Infantry Battalion Katanning & 28 Infantry Battalion 1954 Transferred to Reserve of Officers. Life Member 2/16th Infantry Battalion Association. Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) – For service to veterans and their families, particularly through the 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion AIF Association: 26 January 2005. Vale.

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