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Second World War, 1939-1945
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Portrait of SX6633 Private John Ralph Paynter
Studio portrait souvenir in a frame of SX6633 Private John Ralph Paynter, 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion, printed with a greeting: A Happy Christmas and A Victorious New Year. John Ralph Paynter, 2/12 Australian Infantry Battalion, of Quorn, SA. died of wounds in Libya on 4 May 1941. His twin brother, SX10471 Private Colin Louis Paynter, 2/10 Australian Infantry Battalion, of Quorn, SA, was killed in action on 29 December 1942 in Papua. Colin Louis Paynter had the same souvenir created and sent to his family.