Jack Alfred Luff

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Jack Alfred Luff
Personal Information
Date of Birth 12 Feb 1920
Place of Birth Harvey, Western Australia
Death 25 Mar 2002, aged 82
Place of Death Katanning, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 22 years, 1 month
Description 5'9¼" ( 1.75m) tall ; 155lbs
70.307 kg
; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Dairy Farmer
Religion Church of England
Address Canns road, Bedfordale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Mother , Mrs. Jeanne Marie Luff
Military Information
Reg Number W67662
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Lance Bombardier
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Canns road, Bedfordale, farmer

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 Jack enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale, and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 8 Sep 1944 he was appointed a Lance Bombardier before being placed on the Reserve on 1 May 1945. His medical rating was B1 due to slight flat feet.

Post War

During 1950 Jack married Deidre Blanche Crouch in the Wellington district.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Canns road, Bedfordale, farmer; 1954 at Jarrahdale, bus driver; 1958 at Albany highway, Gosnells, miner; 1968 at 47 Harry street, Gosnells, labourer; 1972 - 1980 at 55 Frederic street, Gosnells, truck driver.


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