Edward Halpern

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Edward Halpern
Personal Information
Date of Birth 10 Jul 1913
Place of Birth Zolkiew, Poland
Death 11 Feb 2006, aged 92
Place of Death St Kilda, East, Victoria
Age at Enlistment 28 years, 10 months
Address Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Brother , Mt Leon Halpern
Military Information
Reg Number W61920
Date of Enlistment 26 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Twenty five year old Edward arrived in Fremantle aboard the SS Oronsay on 23 May 1939. They had left London on 22 Apr 1939, and Edward was listed as a Chemist from Poland.

War Service

discharge date is not known

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 30 Longroyd street, Maylands; 1954 at 188 Tarleton street, East Devonport, officer; 1972 at 6 Hooper crescent, Mount Stuart, Tasmania, officer. Between 1949 and 1954 he had married Ilse.


At the time of his death in Victoria Edward was listed as a scientist.

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