John Pender was one of four brothers who enlisted for WWI. He was born in Port Melbourne. His son, Roy also enlisted.
Brothers: Peter, Joseph and Patrick Pender.
1917 ‘FOUR PORT BROTHERS FOLLOW THE FLAG.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 10 February, p. 3. , viewed 19 Aug 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88367538