James Collier

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James Collier
Personal Information
Date of Birth 27 Mar 1883
Place of Birth Burwood, Victoria
Death 28 Aug 1968, aged 93 (?)
Place of Death Nedlands, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 59 years, 3 months
Description ; fair complexion ; brown eyes ; fair hair
Occupation Timber worker
Religion Church of England
Address William street, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Amelia Collier
Military Information
Reg Number W68216
Date of Enlistment 27 Jun 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1910 - 1914 at Mornington Mill, mill hand; 1922 at Mornington Mill, dairyman; 1925 at 119 Ascot road, Victoria park, bootmaker; 1936 - 1937 at Nanga Brook, timber worker; 1943 at William street, Armadale, timber worker. James had married Amelia prior to 1910. Amelia (1881 - 1970) died on 2 Jul 2012 aged 89 in Como.

War Service

On 1 Jul 1942 in Armadale James enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion' 'D' Company. On 1 May 1945 he was transferred to the Reserve.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1963 at William street, Armadale, timber worker


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