Clive Henry Fancote

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Clive Henry Fancote
Personal Information
Date of Birth 19 May 1913
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Death 22 May 1977, aged 64
Place of Death Kelmscott. Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 28 years, 8 months
Description 5'5½" (1.66m) tall ; 147lbs
66.678 kg
; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; dark hair
Occupation truck driver
Religion Congregational
Address Third avenue, Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Ada Fancote
Military Information
Reg Number W21538
Date of Enlistment 26 Jan 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Clive married Ada Dorothy Milbah Fancote (nee Morris) in Victoria during 1940.

Pre War

Clive married Ada Dorothy Milbah Fancote (nee Morris) in Victoria during 1940. She was known locally as Milbah.

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 and 1943 Clive lived at Wonstton Villa Kelmscott, occupation orchardist

War Service

Original contact with the AMF was on 26 Jan 1942 when he was mobilised and completed enlistment papers. Following a medical examination on 2 Mar 1942, he took the oath in Maddington on 29 Mar 1942. Clive was employed in a protected occupation, and so he was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion's Armadale company with Army Number W67975.

On 6 Nov 1943 his number was changed to W21538. Clive was placed on the Reserve on 1 May 1945 and the VDC Battalions were formally closed on 15 Oct 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1954 and 1958 - Third Avenue Kelmscott, driver. In 1968 at Church Street Kelmscott, driver and 1972 and 1977 at 50 Westfield Road Kelmscott, Mail Contractor.


Clive was the son of Henry "Harry" Fancote and Gertrude Ivy Stainer Turner.

Clive Henry Fancote
Plaque Information
Date of Birth 19 May 1913
Age at Death 64 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of Clive Henry Fancote Born 19/05/1913 Died 22/05/1977 Aged 64 Years