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James George Brockwell

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James George Brockwell
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 29 Mar 1910
Place of Birth Boulder, Western Australia
Death 1 Jul 1998, aged 88
Place of Death Edgewater, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 32 years old
Occupation Fitter
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Jean Brockwell
Military Information
Reg Number W62441
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details



Pre War

Between 1916 and 1921 James attended the Beenup (Byford) School, leaving in 1922 to undertake an apprenticeship in Fitting & Turning.

Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1937 at Byford, Machine driver; 1943 at Byford, labourer.

During 1936 James married Jean Fielding (1915 - 2015).Jean died on 13 Jan 2015, aged 99 in Merriwa. They had three children including Barrington James Brockwell (1936 - ), and Leslie R Brockwell (1941 - ).

War Service

Discharge date unknown

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Byford, labourer; 1958 at Prospect road, Armadale, fitter; 1968 at 74 Upton street, St James, fitter; 1972 at 245 South West highway, Armadale, fitter; 1977 - 1980 at 30 Helen crescent, Byford, fitter.

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