Gunner Trevor John Eiszele

Service number TX8234
Birth Date 06-05-1921
Birth Place Australia: Tasmania, Hobart
Death Date 18-11-1945
Death Place Netherlands East Indies: Dutch New Guinea
Final Rank Gunner
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/8th Field Regiment
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Gunner Trevor John ‘Jacky’ Eiszele enlisted in the Second Australian Imperial Force in Hobart, Tasmania on 30 September 1941. He first served with 2/9 Australian Armoured Regiment in Puckapunyal, Victoria. He was posted to Singleton, New South Wales at the start of 1943. In 1944 they moved to Atherton Tablelands, Queensland. He was posted to Morotai, Indonesia on the 21 April 1945, and then served in Borneo. On 18 September 1945, Gunner Eiszele was listed as missing presumed dead, amongst 28 other servicemen travelling on board an aircraft from Biak Island, New Guinea to Higgins Field, Queensland. Gunner Trevor John ‘Jacky’ Eiszele’s remains were found and buried at Port Moresby War Cemetery, New Guinea on 26 January 1971.


  • Roll of Honour:

    2/8th Field Regiment
    Second World War, 1939-1945


Date of birth 06-05-1921
Date of enlistment 30 September 1941
Date of death 18 September 1945
Date of burial 26 January 1971