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ILLINGWORTH, Evan (1922-2011)

ILLINGWORTH, Evan (1922-2011)

The son of John and Catherine nee Evans, he was a day student at the College from 1936 to 1937 after having previously been at Geelong High School.

He enlisted on 13 October 1941 later serving as a signalman with the 18th Australian Infantry Brigade in New Guinea from April 1943 to June 1944. He was discharged from the army on 3 April, 1946. Formerly of Tannoch Brae Retirement Village in St Albans, he died 6 December 2011 age 89.

His brother, John Stanley Illingworth (1918-2004) also attended College.

Sources: Geelong Advertiser 8 Dec 2011; James Affleck, Geelong Collegians at the Second World War. OGC 1936.
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