Dorothy Blanche Babb
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||5 Sep 1922|
|Place of Birth||Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||20 years, 3 months|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Albany Highway, Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Husband , Mr. Norman Leslie Armanasco|
|Date of Enlistment||24 Jan 1943|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Enlisted 24 Jan 1943 at Claremont, and taken on by the 6th AWS Training Company. On 22 Apr 1943 she was classified as MT Driver Trade Group 2 and on 27 Apr transferred to the Headquarters Western Reinforcement Training Centre at Northam. On 12 Jun 1943 she participated in a transport course, returning to her unit on 24 Jul 1943. Married, on 7 Aug 1943 she changed her NOK details, and then on 17 Aug 1943 she was charged with being AWOL from midnight 13 Aug 1943 until midnight 15 Aug 1943. Fined £1 and loss of 2 day's pay. On 5 Oct 1943 Dorothy was transferred to 6th AWAS, but the next day she was with 7 AWAS.
On 13 Oct 1943 she was sent to Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot where she was discharged at own request on 18 Oct 1943.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 13 Selwyn street, Belmont; 1954 - 1963 at 29 Thompson road, Belmont;
Dorothy's maiden name at the time of her enlistment was Babb, changing to Armanasco following her marriage in late 1943 to Norman Leslie Armanasco.