John Osborne CAFFYN

Male 1919 - 1981  (61 years)


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  • Name John Osborne CAFFYN 
    Born 31 Dec 1919  St Kilda, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 17 Jul 1940 to 19 Mar 1946  [2
    World War 2 

    • Service Record
      Name: CAFFYN, JOHN OSBORNE
      Service: Royal Australian Air Force
      Service Number: 32482
      Date of Birth: 31 Dec 1919
      Place of Birth: MELBOURNE, VIC
      Date of Enlistment: 17 Jul 1940
      Locality on Enlistment: MAROUBRA
      Place of Enlistment: SYDNEY, NSW
      Next of Kin: CAFFYN
      Date of Discharge: 19 Mar 1946
      Rank: Sergeant
      Posting at Discharge: 11 PERSONNEL DEPOT & RECEIVING CENTER
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
      Prisoner of War: No
    Died 1981  Charlestown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I9751  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father John Alexander CAFFYN,   b. 1878, Campbellfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1956, Highfields, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Marion "Mini" GIBB,   b. 1883, Emerald Hill, (South Melbourne) Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964, Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1912  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1919 - St Kilda, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1981 - Charlestown, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1997), 1920/7555.

    2. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Royal Australian Air Force, Service Number: 32482.

    3. [S4] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au), 105909/1981.

    4. [S630] Family Group Worksheet, Submitted 10 Nov 2015 by Wendy Payne, Walsend, NSW, Australia.