SERVING A NATION
Members of the Western Australian Parliament - World War Two Military Service
World War II
|Seventy-seven members served in the Australian and allied Military Forces during World War II.|
Six members were decorated for their service.
|Sir Charles Court||Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE (Military Division)|
|Victor Jasper Ferry||Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)|
|William Grayden||Medal of the Order of Australia (OA)|
|Edward Charles House||Distinguish Flying Medial (DFM) and Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar (DFC), Africa Star|
|Hugh Alan Leslie||Order of the British Empire (OBE)|
|Graham Charles MacKinnon||Efficiency Decoration (ED)|
Wounded in Action
|Sir David Brand||Served in Greece; wounded 24 April 1941|
|Hugh Norman Gutherie||Served in Middle East, Papua and New Guinea, Dutch New Guinea, Morotai and Borneo; wounded in Sanananda|
|Phillip Richard Lawrence||Served in 2/28th Battalion at Tobruk—Sergeant; wounded 27 July 1942 and repatriated|
|Hugh Alan Leslie||Badly wounded at Tobruk 1941 - right leg amputated|
|Ivan Wemyss Manning||Wounded in action 27 July 1942 at Ruin Ridge, El Alamein - lost an arm.|
|John Verdun Newton*||Killed in Action|
|John Carmichael Tozer||Commando Squadron (25 November 1943–19 September 1944); wounded in action 20 September 1943|
|Gerald Percy Wild||Wounded in action in Crete 24 May 1941|
*John Verdun Newton was killed in action. He was elected to the seat of Greenough 20 November 1943 but was never sworn in. He went missing presumed killed during a bombing raid over Germany on 14 January 1944.
Service in both Wold War I and World War II
|Arthur Valentine Rutherford Abbott||Enlisted Perth Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 26 May 1916 - 1919|
Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 1 October 1935 - 1945
|Edward Corboy||Enlisted with 1st Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 25 June 1915 - 1917|
Enlisted 2nd Australian Imperial Force 3 August 1942 - 1945
|Evan Morris Davies||Enlisted Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 8 August 1917 - 1919|
During World War II served with 5th Garrison Battalion 29 October 1940 – 1941
|Hugh Alan Leslie||Enlisted with the South African Force 1916 with Queens South African Rifles 1916 - 1919.|
Joined the Australian Army during World War II 1940 served in the Middle East. Badly Wounded at Tobruk 1941; right leg amputated.
|Hubert Stanley Wyborn Parker||Enlisted Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 16 August 1914 - 1919|
With Australian Army Legal Division 1940 - 1942
With Royal Australian Naval Reserve as Able-Seaman from 24 June 1942 - 1943
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