George William Lockhead

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George William Lockhead
Personal Information
Date of Birth 1 Jan 1911
Place of Birth Yarloop, Western Australia
Place of Death Coogee, New South Wales
Age at Enlistment 31 years, 2 months
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; 162lbs
73.482 kg
; medium complexion ; hazel eyes ; black hair
Occupation Steam winch driver
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Mother , Mrs. W. Lockhead
Military Information
Reg Number W93541
Date of Enlistment 23 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries; 1936 - 1943 at Jarrahdale, labourer

War Service

On 23 Mar 1942 George enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale, and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion with an Army number of W67688. However, on 7 Aug 1942 George was transferred to the 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion, and on 7 Feb 1944 at Pinjarra he was given a new Army number of W93541. On 13 Mar 1944 in Pinjarra, George was discharged at his own request

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1958 at St Mary's Towers, Douglas Park, religious brother; 1977 at 77 Mount Dandenong road, Croyden, religious brother; 1980 at 1a Waltham street, Coogee, religious brother.


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