Historical information

Reference 2314 medals and service history re Warick Niven Johanson PM4958 RAN. Also 286P, 2566P.
Warwick is first on the left in the article.
The other three are;
Norman Stanley Winzar PM7506. Enlisted 20.6.1944 age 19 years. Discharged from the RAN 25.7.1946 with the rank of Able Seaman at HMAS Lonsdale.
Alexander Dundas Reid PM5769. Enlisted 11.1.1943 age 21 years. Discharged from the RAN 21.5.1946 with the rank OA111 (Ordnance Artificer 3) at HMAS Lonsdale.
Neil Knox PM2072. Enlisted 3.11.1939 age 19 years. Discharged from the RAN 31.1.1946 with the rank LDG Seaman (Leading) at HMAS Lonsdale.
HMAS Lonsdale was shore based facility in Port Melbourne.

Physical description

Photocopy of a newspaper article, Bendigo Advertiser, page 14, Saturday 23.4.1994. The photo in article shows 4 Bendigo ex Sailors.

Inscriptions & markings

Magnet for Suicide. The horror aboard HMAS Australia.