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Corp John Crofton Sadleir
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1899
Western Australia, Australia
Death: Jun. 13, 1941, Lebanon

Australian Infantry, 2/16 Bn, D Coy. Enlisted 17th Jan 1916, aged barely 16 but giving his age as 21, wounded twice in action in France (1917). Re-enlisted in 1940 understating his age by three years and without mentioning his previous service, and was killed in action attacking Sidon, Lebanon, during Operation Exporter against Vichy French forces. Mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 30th Dec 1941). Grandson of Superintendent John Sadleir, Victoria Police. 
 
Burial:
Beirut War Cemetery
Beirut
Bayrut, Lebanon
Plot: 1.E.7
 
Created by: Ronald Land
Record added: Jan 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13060615
Corp John Crofton Sadleir
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