Frederick John Anson
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||22 Jul 1905|
|Place of Birth||Perth, Western Australia|
|Death||6 Sep 1964, aged 59|
|Place of Death||East Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||36 years, 1 month|
|Address||Byford, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Hilda Maud Anson|
|Date of Enlistment||15 Sep 1941|
|Unit/Formation||Western Command General Details Depot|
|Post War Details|
Medical discharge |
Remained in Australia
On 19 Apr 1924 Fred married Hilda Maud Orton in Mardella, Western Australia. Their children were Ronald John, Daphne Mary and Shirley Louise. Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1937 Byford, motor driver; 1943 at 10 Lefroy road, South Fremantle, labourer.
Fred enlisted on 15 Sep 1941 at Claremont, and the day after, he was admitted to the Camp Hospital at the Showgrounds with Influenza and Epilepsy. On 19 Sep 1941 he was transferred othe care of the 110th Australian Base Hospital. He was discharged to duty on 26 Sep 1941, but on 30 Sep 1941 he was againa admitted to the 110th Australian Base Hospital, but it appears that he was placed in the Lucknow Private Hospital (Stirling Hway, Claremont) until 6 Oct 1941 when he transferred to Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot to be processed for discharge as medically unfit - not occassioned by own default, on 10 Oct 1941.