John Milenko Marian

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John Milenko Marian
Personal Information
Date of Birth 8 May 1912
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 4 Aug 2001
Place of Death Wembley, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 29 years, 7 months
Description 5'7" (1.70m) tall ; ; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; black hair
Occupation student
Religion Roman Catholic
Address 44 St Leonard's avenue, West Leederville, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr.Joseph SlarkoMarian
Military Information
Reg Number W50898
Date of Enlistment 21 Jan 1942
Rank Corporal
Unit/Formation 19th Australian Garrison Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

War Service

On 21 Jan 1942 John enlisted part time in the 19th Australian Garrison Battalion at Claremont and on 26 Feb 1942 he was called up for full time service. His trade Grouping was deemed to be TG II (Intelligence duties). On 10 Nov 1943 John was promoted to Acting Corporal, losing the Trade Group pay, and was soon after sent on a course at the 3rd Corps Training Centre at Harvey. On 31 Mar 1944 his rank of Corporal was confirmed.

John was transferred to the 10th Australian Garrison Battalion on 4 Nov 1944, and needed hospital attention from 9-12 Dec 1944 from the 75th Australian Camp Hospital. On 24 Jan 1945 John was transferred to the Marrinup Prisoner of War Camp (Camp No 16), remaining with them until 16 Apr 1946 when he moved to the Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot to prepare for his discharge on 23 Apr 1946.

Post War

During 1957 John married Vera Luketina in Perth.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 30 Coolgardie street, West Perth, technician; 1954 - 1958 at 117 Burton street, Mt Hawthorn, civil servant; 1963 at 110 Burton street, Mt Hawthorn, technician; 1972 - 1980 at 64 Alexander street, Wembley, technician.


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