John Stanley Cadzow
- Born: 9 Nov 1908, St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia
- Marriage (1): Irene Grace Phillips in Mar 1932 in St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia
- Died: 15 Apr 1978, St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia at age 69
- Buried: Apr 1978, St Arnaud Cemetery, St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia
Another name for John was Jack Cadzow.
John enlisted in the Australian Military Forces on the 18th November 1942 in St Arnaud, Victoria. He was aged 34 and Married. Obviously a man of many talents his occupation was listed as Radio Mechanic and Butcher. His wife was listed as his next of kin, residence Silvermines Road, St Arnaud. His medical examination revealed that he had deafness in one ear.
On the 20th January 1943 he reported for duty in Royal Park with R.R.D (something to do with Radio or Radar perhaps?) and thereafter spent time in Melbourne and Bendigo and NSW. On the 19th December 1944 he transferred to the Australian Infantry Forces as a Radar Mechanic. He was assigned to the 8th Australian Advanced Workshop AEME. A Confidential Report of his performance in the "No. 2 mechanics NE Type 'A' Course" dated the 16th March 1945 records that he scored 60% in the Written exam, 62% in the Practical, for a final result of 61%. His personal characterisitics were described as "Slow, Interested, Diligent" and under General Remarks "Slow to pick up theory but is good practically. Very interested in work." On the 17th March 1945 his rank of Corporal was confirmed.
He was Discharged from the Army on the 30th January 1946. At that time he was nearly 38 years old, 5' 8" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes fair hair.
John is buried with his wife in the St Arnaud Cemetery, Methodist Section, Section 10, Grave 53, Marker 919C.
Noted events in his life were:
• He resided at the time of his enlistment in the Army on 18 Nov 1942 in Silvermines Rd, Saint Arnaud, , Victoria, Australia.
John married Irene Grace Phillips, daughter of William Phillips and Catherine Hannah Hosken, in Mar 1932 in St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia. (Irene Grace Phillips was born about 1912, died on 18 Aug 1985 in St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia and was buried in Aug 1985 in St Arnaud Cemetery, St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia.)