Alfred Thomas Brixey
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|Date of Birth||7 Jul 1906|
|Place of Birth||Havant, Hampshire, England|
|Death||24 Mar 1995, aged 88|
|Place of Death||Rockingham, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||35 years, 8 months|
5'7¼" (1.70m) tall ; 145lbs|
65.771 kg; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; dark hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Eighth road, Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Nancy May Brixey|
|Date of Enlistment||29 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Alfred, then a 20 year old butcher, emigrated to Australia aboard the SS Ormuz which departed London on 27 Nov 1926 married Nancy May Westlake (1908 - 1986). Nancy died in Rockingham on 7 Feb 1986, aged 78.
Electoral Roll entries: 1931 at Armadale, farmer; 1936 - 1943 at 'Glencoe", Eighth road, Armadale, farmer.
Enlisted at Maddington on 29 Mar 1942 and posted to 'D' Company 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 Aug 1942 he was appointed Lance Corporal, and then on 4 Dec 1942 he was promoted Corporal. From 17 Sep until 10 Oct 1943 he attended NCO training at 3rd ACS at Harvey, which he passed. On 1 May 1945 he was placed on the Reserve and his formal date of being removed from the Army was 15 Oct 1945.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1963 at 'Glencoe', Eighth road, Armadale, farmer; 1968 - 1980 at 13 George street, Rockingham, retired.