James William Lannam

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James William Lannam
Personal Information
Date of Birth 25 Aug 1889
Place of Birth Millicent, South Australia
Death 30 Dec 1988, aged 99
Place of Death Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 52 years, 6 months
Description 5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 173lbs
78.471 kg
; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; brown going bald hair
Occupation Farmer
Religion Church of England
Address Ninth road, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Dorothy Delarine Lannam
Military Information
Reg Number W67646
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

James and Dorothy were married in South Australia prior to moving to Western Australia.

Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1943 at Ninth road, Armadale, poultry farmer;

War Service

James enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale on 22 Mar 1942 and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. James was discharged at his own request on 7 Feb 1944.

Post War

Dorothy died on 17 Jun 1963, aged 58 in Bayswater.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Ninth road, Armadale, poultry farmer; 1958 - 1972 at 59 Crowther street, porter for T.A.A.; 1977 - 1980 at 47 Sixth road, Armadale, retired.


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