John William MCMAHON

  • POW number: 561
  • Name: MCMAHON, John William
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 25
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Machine Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Machine Gun Company
  • Place of birth: Melbourne
  • Place of capture: New Massawa
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 561
  • Name: MCMAHON, John William
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 25
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Machine Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Machine Gun Company
  • Place of birth: Melbourne
  • Place of capture: New Massawa
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: MCMAHON, John William
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 25
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: MCMAHON, John William
  • Service number: VX28468
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 15-Jan-17
  • Service number: VX28468
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 15-Jan-17
  • Service number: VX28468
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 561
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: New Massawa
  • Although this person's name does not appear on either the Japanese or the English list recently received by the National Archives of Australia. His service file indicates that his next of kin was notified of his death aboard the Montevideo Maru.
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This person can be viewed on the English list at page 28 and on the Japanese list at page 58.


Memories

  • Son John Robert born 16AUG1940 joined RAAF as an apprentice 23JAN1956 16/08/2013

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