Robert Hynes

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Robert Hynes
Personal Information
Date of Birth 5 Mar 1900
Place of Birth Newry, Ireland
Death 31 Oct 1974, aged 74
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 40 years, 4 months
Address Bedfordale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Dora Margaret Hynes
Military Information
Reg Number WX4937 & W30579
Date of Enlistment 23 Jul 1940 & 19 Feb 1941
Rank Warrant Officer Class 2
Post War Details

Pre War

Robert and Dora arrived at Albany aboard SS Demosthenes as 3rd class passengers in either 1926 or 1927 (records filed under both years). Dora died on 14 Dec 1979 in Subiaco, aged 83.

Electoral R0ll entries: 1931 Group 137, Margaret River, settler; 1936 - 1943 at Canning Weir, quarry worker;

War Service

Robert enlisted while residing at Canning Dam on 23 Jul 1940 and was a member of the 13th Australian Infantry Training Battalion at the time he transferred from the 2nd AIF to the Militia (CMF) on 18/19 Feb 1941. At the time of his discharge on 13 Nov 1945 he was a Warrant Officer Class 2, member of the staff of the 4th Australian Recruit Training Battalion.

=Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Canning Weir, quarry worker; 1954 at Ypres road, Kelmscott, brickmaker; 1958 - 1968 at Stepney road, Armadale, brickmaker; 1972 at 8 Verrill way, Armadale, retired; 1980 at 36 Lilian avenue, Kelmscott.


Sandra Beverley Philips associated with both graves.

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