Henry (Neil) Fretwell
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||8 Aug 1915|
|Place of Birth||Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Death||16 Feb 1999, aged 83|
|Place of Death||Roleystone, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||26 years, 8 months|
|Address||Karragullen, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Isobel Fretwell|
|Date of Enlistment||20 Apr 1942|
|Unit/Formation||12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
|Date of Birth||08 August 1915|
|Age at Death||84 years|
|Transcription||In Loving Memory of Henry Neil Fretwell Born 08/08/1915 Died 16/02/1999 Aged 84 Years|
Neil travelled to Australia from London with his mother aboard the SS Ormonde. The ship departed London on 131 Oct 19223 and arrived in Fremantle on 13 Nov 1923.
Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1943 at Karragullen, Orchardist. During 1940 Neil had married Isobel Muriel Hall (1917 - 2004) in Perth. Isobel died on 19 Jan 2004 in Nannup, Western Australia.
Neil was a member of 2 Platoon, 'A' Company, 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion.
discharge date is not known
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Karragullen, orchardist; 1972 - 1980 at Garland road, Roleystone, orchardist.