Roll of Honour John Reardon

Service number 7474
Rank Able Seaman
Unit HMAS AE 1
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 14 September 1914
Place of Death St George's Channel, New Pomerania, Bismarck Archipelago, German New Guinea
Cause of Death Accidental (Drowned in accidental loss of vessel)
Cemetery or Memorial Details Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

John Reardon'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

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War Graves

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 Reardon's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 19 November 2021 at 2:23am
  • Tue 15 February 2022 at 1:59am

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.