John enlisted on 28 may 1941 and was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 9 sect, “C” Platoon. He was wounded in action, Gun Shot Wound, left shoulder/elbow and medivacked to Australia on 19 Aug 1942.
After extensive medical treatment, he discharged on 3 Mar 1944.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
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