James William Lannam
From Our Contribution
|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|
5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 173lbs|
78.471 kg; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; brown going bald hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Ninth road, Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Dorothy Delarine Lannam|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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;
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.
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.