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Service number VX126301 Australian Army

Jack lived in Beaconsfield on enlistment working on the family poultry farm in Hughendon Road.

Wednesday 29 June 1949

He and Edith later lived in Railway Ave, they had two children John and Elizabeth.

In the 1960’s and 70’s Jack lived in Thornbury, later returning to Beaconsfield.

Jack died on 31 March 2012 and was buried on the 11 April 2012 at the Berwick Cemetery.

Photograph courtesy of Kerry Bulow

Service Number VX126301 Australian Army
Rank Gunner
Unit 31 Australian Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery
Conflict Second World War 1939-1945
Date of enlistment
18 May 1943 at Laverton Victoria
Locality on Enlistment Beaconsfield Victoria
Served unknown
Date of discharge 4 September 1946
Medals awarded War Medal 1939-1945 and Australian service medal 1939-1945
Born 31 May 1924 Northcote Victoria
Parents Jack Doherty and Selina Gertrude Fry
Married Edith Marcella Ethel Miller in 1950 in Victoria
Occupation Poultry farmer, Grocers Assistant, Sheet Metal Worker