David Gwynne

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David Gwynne
Personal Information
Date of Birth 15 Aug 1902
Place of Birth Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Death 22 Aug 1995, aged 93
Place of Death Roleystone, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 39 years, 8 months
Description 5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 136lbs
61.689 kg
; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Orchardist
Religion Congregational
Address Roleystone, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Sybil Constance Gwynne
Military Information
Reg Number W67657
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

David emigrated to Australia aboard the SS Moreton Bay, leaving London on 15 Jan 1911 and arriving in Fremantle on 15 Feb 1924.

On 21 Sep 1935 David married Sybil Constance Buckingham (1907 - 1990) in the Congregational Church, Perth. Sybil died in Roleystone on 14 Aug 1990. They had five children including Lloyd Cyril Gwynne (1947 - 1959).

Electoral Roll entries:

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 at Armadale, David enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 11 Sep 1944 he was discharged at his own request.

discharged on 11 Sep 1944.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1958 at 'Bryn Hill', Roleystone, farm hand; 1972 at 226 Holden road, orchardist; 1980 at 151 Holden road, orchardist


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