Jack Alfred Luff
From Our Contribution
|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|
5'9¼" ( 1.75m) tall ; 155lbs|
70.307 kg; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; dark brown hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Canns road, Bedfordale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Mother , Mrs. Jeanne Marie Luff|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Canns road, Bedfordale, farmer
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.
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.