Henry (Neil) Fretwell

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Henry (Neil) Fretwell
Personal Information
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
Occupation Orchardist
Address Karragullen, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Isobel Fretwell
Military Information
Reg Number W62217
Date of Enlistment 20 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Henry (Neil) Fretwell
Headstone Information
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

Pre War

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.

War Service

Neil was a member of 2 Platoon, 'A' Company, 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion.

discharge date is not known

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Karragullen, orchardist; 1972 - 1980 at Garland road, Roleystone, orchardist.


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