Roll of Honour John Marcus O'Donnell

Service number A32323
Rank Corporal
Unit No. 2 Airfield Construction Squadron (RAAF)
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Conflict Eligibility Date Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Date of Death 17 March 1957
Place of Death Penang, Malaya
Cause of Death Accidental (Motor cycle accident)
Cemetery or Memorial Details Western Road Christian Cemetery, Penang, Malaya
Source AWM150 Roll of Honour cards, Malayan Emergency

Location on the Roll of Honour

John Marcus O'Donnell's name is located at panel 2 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

John Marcus O'Donnell's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 13 February 2022 at 11:17pm

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.