|Service||Royal Australian Navy|
|Conflict/Operation||First World War, 1914-1918|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||First World War, 1914-1921|
|Date of Death||29 October 1915|
|Place of Death||Penang Harbour, Penang, Malaysia|
|Cause of Death||Drowning|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Western Road Cemetery, George Town, Penang, Malaysia|
|Source||AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy|
Roll of Honour John Francis Durnin
Location on the Roll of Honour
John Francis Durnin's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
John Francis Durnin's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 05 April 2021 at 1:58am
- Sun 06 June 2021 at 11:34pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.