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John Carroll

Australian Soldier + Victoria Cross Recipient
Male
Born Aug 16, 1891
Hometown Brisbane
Died Oct 4, 1971
Death Place Perth, Western Au...

John Carroll VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Brisbane, Queensland to Irish parents, he moved to Western Australia while still a child. He worked as a labourer and railway guard before enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force as a private in April 1916.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1891 Birth Born on August 16, 1891.

TWENTIES

1916 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Born in Brisbane, Queensland to Irish parents, Carroll moved to Western Australia while still a child. He worked as a labourer and railway guard before enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force as a private in April 1916.
1917 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On 7–12 June 1917 at St. Yves, Belgium, during the Battle of Messines, Private Carroll rushed the enemy's trench and bayoneted four of the occupants. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1971 80 Years Old Carroll died on 4 October 1971, at the age of 80, and is buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia. … Read More
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