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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 31, 2016 4.08 pm 0Likes

    WW2 enlistments suggest he was John Joseph KINGDON, born Port Melbourne 25 May, 1900 and well under age when he enlisted (almost certainly the reason for a false name).

    He had two periods of service in WW2: serving as VX20674, Sergeant, 1st Signalling Corps, locality, Caulfield, NOK Joseph KINGDON, discharged 5 May, 1942. Re-enlisted 20 May, 1942 serving as V186933, Private, 2nd Army Signals, locality Windsor, NOK Katherine KINGDON, discharged 16 June, 1942.

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