John Deering

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John Deering
Personal Information
Date of Birth 5 Mar 1900
Place of Birth Mornington, Western Australia
Death 25 Nov 1949, aged 49
Place of Death Gleneagle, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 42 years, 3 months
Description 5'6" (1.68m) tall ; 126lbs
57.153 kg
; fair complexion ; grey eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Forestry worker
Religion Church of England
Address c/- Blackburn's Store, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Michael Deering
Military Information
Reg Number W21478
Date of Enlistment 16 Jan 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1922 at Jarrahdale Landing, teamster; 1931 at Railway bush, Dwellingup, teamster; 1942 c/- Forest Department Glen Eagle

War Service

On 16 Jan 1942 John was mobilised at Claremont, but not taken on. John enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps on 26 May 1942 when he was taken on strength by the 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion. On 7 Feb 1944 John was given a new Army number W21478, and he was placed in the Reserve on 31 Jul 1944.

Post War


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