THE NOMINAL ROLL OF ALL MEMBERS

This Nominal Roll was compiled by Carl Johnson and published in
“MUD OVER BLOOD” – Stories from 39th Australian Infantry Battalion 1941 – 1943, Kokoda to Gona
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List is arranged alphabetically by Surname – Click on the respective buttons below…
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V NUMBER VX NUMBER RANK CHRISTIAN SURNAME COY/UNIT PLATOON RESIDENCE COMMENTS
V 69000 VX 132359 Pte Desmond J O’Brien E Coy Brunswick
V 65309 Pte Jack M O’Brien E Coy Taradale
V 7132 VX 117700 WO11 Rex M O’Brien C Coy Camberwell
N 180225 Pte Robert J O’Brien N/A Balmain, NSW
V 48269 Pte Thomas D O’Brien C Coy Mansfield
V 48052 Pte Brian J O’Carroll E Coy Essendon
V 155207 VX 86860 Pte John J P O’Connor A Coy Brighton
V 43936 VX 14197 Pte Murray M O’Connor D Coy Thornsbury
Q 22475 L/Cpl Thomas P O’Connor 3 Gatton, Qld
V 125443 VX 105405 L/Cpl James G O’Donnell C Coy Ballarat
V 1025755 VX 16780 Sig Paul S O’Halloran Bn HQ Geelong
Q 130688 Pte Joseph E O’Keefe 3 Mackay, Qld
V 126024 VX 118357 Pte Frederick E Oldaker D Coy Wonthaggi
V 53032 VX 10097 T/Capt Albert H Oliver HQ Coy Sea Lake
N 21156 S/Sgt Albert T Oliver 3 Leichardt, NSW
V 113713 VX 144910 Pte Ian B Olsen A Coy Camberwell
V 185252 VX 14579 Pte A J (Albie) O’Mara 1 Windsor
V 200290 VX 115539 Cpl Guy J O’Meara HQ Coy Lalbert
V 59521 VX 103138 Cpl Hugh L Ormondy E Coy Surrey Hills
V 225046 VX 141618 Pte Neil W Overall 1 Horsham
V 113714 VX 132162 Pte Kendal R Owen A Coy Coburg
VX 45223 Lt/Col William T Owen N/A Kew
V 220108 VX 142308 Pte C T (Dick) Page 1 Mildura
V 43471 Pte Leslie A Paice D Coy Northcote
N 162488 NX 152012 Pte Charles W Paine N/A Taree, NSW
V 126037 VX 117701 Cpl George W Palmer D Coy Balwyn
V 150148 Pte Harry D Palmer 1 Nullawarre
V 195080 Pte Edmund F Papworth E Coy North Fitzroy
N 168031 NX 191600 Pte Ronald A Parker N/A Tenterfield, NSW
V 255136 VX 116419 Pte Lewis J F Parkinson 1 Balwyn
VX 60779 Pte William Parr B Coy Wonthaggi
QX 14478 Lt Alfred G R Parsons N/A Annerly, Qld
NX 77890 Pte Clive Parsons N/A Marrickville, NSW
Q 135605 QX 49777 Pte Cecil E Patroney 3 Bundaberg, Qld
VX 67712 Pte Kenneth A Patullo 2 West Brunswick
V 122039 VX 132364 Pte Albert J Payne E Coy Garfield
V 230188 VX 143599 Pte John K Pearce 2 East Malvern
V 61431 Pte Robert F Pearce 1 West Melbourne
V 125199 VX 120257 Pte John W Pearson C Coy North Fitzroy
V 110196 Pte Harold G Peers HQ Coy Glenferrie
V 63208 VX 146658 Cpl John G Pegler B Coy Malvern
W 18737 WX 35974 Pte Leslie J Pegler N/A Mid Junction, WA
V 124092 VX 117702 L/Cpl Albert A Pell E Coy North Brighton
V 220021 VX 141621 Pte Alfred Mc Pendle 1 Mildura
V 43557 VX 129290 Cpl William H Pendleton D Coy Fairfield
N 263069 NX 204713 Pte Allen Pennie N/A Como, NSW
N 255524 Pte Malcolm J Penrose N/A Lakemba, NSW
V 40096 VX11700(117100) Lt William Christie Pentland HQ Coy East Hawthorn
N 210122 Pte Stanley J Perichon N/A Merrylands, NSW
V 125086 Pte Clarence B Perkins C Coy Geelong
V 185259 VX 143640 Pte Ronald A Perkins D Coy Prahran
V 245319 Pte Arthur S Perry D Coy Bealiba
N 212734 NX 150225 Pte George Perry N/A St Albans, NSW
V 67970 VX 147753 Sgt William P Perry 1 Ivanhoe
V 127066 Pte E V (Val) Petersen HQ Coy Portland
VX 67720 Pte Joseph A Petersen 2 Port Melbourne
V 7398 VX 117703 Cpl Stanley J Petersen D Coy Wonthaggi
V 280079 VX 117704 Sig Kenneth R Phelan HQ Coy East Malvern
V 68205 Cpl Raymond L A Phillips B Coy Williamstown
N 222869 Pte Robert H Piggons N/A Mascot, NSW
V 220032 VX 106106 Pte Eric L G Pike N/A Mildura
V 39907 Pte Thomas H Pike B Coy Brighton
V 50242 VX 13248 Sgt William J Pike A Coy Mildura
V 126041 Pte Gordon L Pilgrim A Coy Geelong
N 155568 Pte Mervyn Pilgrim N/A Vacy, NSW
V 69476 VX 117705 Cpl W H (Harry) Pinder N/A Bendigo
N 22334 Pte Samuel C Pinney N/A Temora, NSW
V 133540 Pte Donald W Pitcher HQ Coy Coleraine
V 7143 VX 117705 Sgt Robert L Pitcher HQ Coy Geelong
NP 10109 NX 148954 Lt Ronald S Plater N/A Edgecliffe, NSW
Q 130431 QX 60534 Pte Louis J Plaza 3 Ayr, Qld
V 65707 VX 117706 Sgt Jeffrey P Polglase Bn HQ Hartwell
W 55022 Pte Angelo Polini N/A Gosnells, WA
W 63110 Pte Gino Polini N/A Gosnells, WA
Q 135921 Pte Arnold P N Pollard 3 Maryborough, Qld
V 220041 VX 128758 Pte/ Sgt William S Pomeroy B Coy Merbein
W 39565 WX 42727 Pte George E Pomi 3 Boulder, WA
V 125090 VX 103139 Pte Richard E Poole HQ Coy Collingwood
N 227872 NX 152158 Pte Gordon Popplewell N/A Kurri Kurri, NSW
V 54999 VX 82936 Sgt W A S (Stan) Porter 1 Caulfield
V 430941 VX 103140 L/Cpl William R Potter D Coy Preston
V 121252 VX 105406 Cpl Paul C Poulsen C Coy Lockhart
V 225018 VX 116373 Pte H L (Lew) Poulton 1 Hopetoun
V 240067 VX 132139 Pte Russell F Pounceby 1 Glen Patrick
V 50684 VX 136385 Sgt Colin H Powell HQ Coy Ararat
V 53132 VX 141462 Pte Harry E Powell A Coy Fairfield
Q 130727 Pte Ray Powell 3 Te Kowa, Qld
V 66823 A/Cpl Albert E Power B Coy Navigator
N 40083 Pte Ellis R Priest N/A Largarno, NSW
V 125319 Pte David E Priestley B Coy South Yarra
NX 49597 Cpl Harold K Priestley 2 Pennant Hills, NSW
V 37803 Sgt Clifford Pulfer HQ Coy Footscray
V 45130 VX 66529 Pte Ernest G Pullman 2 Fawkner
V 65893 Pte Robert G Purcell E Coy Caulfield
V 44653 VX 118211 Sgt Walter J Purches HQ Coy Essendon
VX 56185 Pte William H Purdie 2 Hawksburn
V 270186 Pte George F Puxley 1 Moonta, SA
V 127069 Pte Oswald J H Puxley C Coy Camberwell
V 240103 VX 103141 Cpl Charles G Pye 1 Ballarat
V 42272 Pte Charles R Pyke D Coy Noble Park
V 42273 Pte Samuel J Pyke D Coy Dandenong West
V 280200 Pte Sydney L Pyke HQ Coy Caulfield
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS ANGAU, 19/3/43
Discharged, 10/8/43
Aged 22. Ex 53 Bn
Fatality: KIA 8/12/42
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
TOS Army Canteens, 18/5/42
TOS ANGAU, 26/6/42. Later 57/60 Bn
TOS 54 Port Craft Coy, 1943
Aged 31
Fatality: KIA 26/8/42
Detached from 30 Bde Sigs. TOS 6 Div Sigs, 1943
Aged 37
Fatality: KIA 12/12/42
TOS 2/4 Malaria Control Unit, 1943
Wounded: 17/6/42 (MacDuhie)
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43. Later 2/8 Bn. KIA 27/6/45
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
TOS NG AWW Coy, 1/2/42.Later 94 Aust Hvy Wireless Sect
TOS ANGAU, 1942
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 127 AGT Coy, 1943
Wounded: 28/08/1942
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 1 Aust Tank Work/Shps, 1943
Wounded: 28/08/1942
Aged 37. C-O, 5/742-29/742. Ex 2/22 Bn, Rabaul
Fatality:KIA 29/7/42
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43

Wounded: 3/3/42.(Accidental)
Discharged, 14/8/42
Ex 1 Aust Corps. TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 2 Fld Amb, 1942
TOS NG AWW Coy, 28/4/42. KIA 8/8/42
TOS 5 Aust Employ Coy, 2/11/42. Later 10 Fld Rgt
Ex 53 Bn. TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
Wounded: 6/12/1942
TOS 23 A/A Bty, 21/7/42
TOS 2/15 Fld Coy, 1943
Ex 53 Bn. TOS 2/11 Bn, 3/7/43
Next of Kin: Albert & Ellen Parsons (Parents)
Aged 20.
Fatality:KIA 11/12/42
No Known Grave. Ex 53 Bn
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS Bulk Issue Petrol BIPOD, 1943
TOS 2/7 Bn, 1943. L/Cpl
TOS ?A? Aust Corps Sigs, 1943
TOS 4 Fled Hygiene Coy, 1942. Discharged, 21/6/43
TOS MGO Design Div, 28/10/43
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
TOS 5 Aust Employ Coy, 20/11/42
Ex 5 Aust Employ Coy
TOS 7 MG Bn, 2/11/42
TOS 2/15 Fld Coy, 15/7/43. Later 7 Bn
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
aka Pennie, James W S.Ex 30 Bde Tng Bn.TOS 51 Fld Pk Coy,1942
Ex 30 Bde Tng Bn. TOS LHQ EME School Staff, 1943
TOS 2/2nd Bn 12/8/43 Later Capt 2/1 Grd Bn HQ. Discharged at Royal Park 27/9/45
Total of 1518 Days service
Signed on CMF 02/8/0941, AIF 19/7/42
5ft 4 1/2 ins Hazel eyes, brown hair
Ex 53 Bn. Not TOS after WIA
Wounded: 16/12/1942
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
TOS NGF HQ, 1943
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
Wounded: 29/07/1942
Ex 1 Aust Corps. TOS NGF HQ, 30/1/43
TOS 13/33 Bn, 1943
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
Wounded: 29/08/1942
TOS 34 Tng Bn, 24/11/42. Discharged, 20/6/43
Discharged, 28/12/44
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43. Later 4 Bn, Cpl
Aged 27
Fatality: KIA 15/12/42
Aged 29. Ex 53 Bn
Fatality: KIA 6/12/42
Ex 30 Bde Tng Bn. TOS 2/1 Aust Mov & Tng Gp, 1943
TOS NGF Wireless Sect, 1942
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 5 Aust Employ Coy, 20/11/42
Ex 53 Bn. TOS 55/53 Bn, 25/10/42
Ex 30 Bde Tng Bn.
Wounded: 6/12/1942
Discharged, 12/5/44
aka Pinnie, SC.Ex 30 BdeTng Bn. TOS 1 Aust Hosp Laun. Unit, 1943
Wounded: 8/12/1942
aka FitcherTOS Staff Corps HQ, 1942. Later Res Motor Tpt Coy.
Discharged, 3/11/43. Reserved Occupation
Ex 53 Bn. TOS 2/6 Bn, 3/7/43
Wounded: 11/12/1942
TOS 22 Bn, 1943
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43. Lt
Ex 5 Aust Employ Coy. TOS 9 Bn, 1943
Ex 5 Aust Employ Coy.Not TOS after WIA.
Wounded: 13/12/1942
Discharged, 20/6/44
Discharged, 14/7/44
TOS ANGAU, 25/3/42. Sgt
aka Pomi, Gabriel. TOS 13 Small Ships Coy 1943
TOS 2/3 Fld Coy, 3/7/43
Ex 1 Aust Corps. TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 3 M/D AAPC, 1943
TOS 2/8 Bn, 1943
TOS 2/15 Fld Coy, 1943
Wounded: 9/08/1942
TOS 125 Supply Coy, 1943. Sgt
Wounded: 2/08/1942
aka Pownceby, R E. TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 7 MG Bn, 2/11/42. Later 2/17 Bn
TOS 6 Bn, -/7/43. Later BCOF. Served Korea & Vietnam, Mjr
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
Aged 30
Fatality: KIA 30/12/42
Ex NGF MG Bn. TOS 49 Bn, 31/12/42

Aged 21.
Fatality: KIA 29/7/42
No Known Grave
Next of Kin: Maureen Veronica Preistley (Wife)

Aged 20
Fatality: KIA 23/12/42
Aged 28
Fatality: KIA 13/8/42
TOS 2/2 Bn, 22/12/43
Wounded: 9/08/1942
RTA, 4/6/42. Discharged, 10/3/44
TOS 2/15 Fld Coy, 1943
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
Aged 20.
Fatality: KIA 11/12/42
No Known Grave
Next of Kin: Henry & Elsie Puxley (Parents)
TOS 2 Aust Detention Barracks Staff, 1943
TOS 2/2 Bn, 3/7/43
TOS 1 Aust Radio Maint Unit, 1943
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
TOS 36 Bn, 25/5/43
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