John Arthur Banyard
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||29 Apr 1913|
|Place of Birth||Perth, Western Australia|
|Death||29 Jun 2005, aged 92|
|Age at Enlistment||29 years old|
|Address||Second avenue, Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Burnice Felicia Beryl Banyard|
|Date of Enlistment||26 Apr 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Electoral Roll entries: 1934 - 1937 c/o V N Walker, West Dale; 1943 at Kelmscott, truck driver.
On 21 Nov 1936 John married Burnice Felicia Beryl Pascoe (1912 - 1995). Burnice died on 22 Aug 1995, aged 83 in Kelmscott.
Enlisted at Mundijong on 26 Apr 1942 and allocated tot he 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 Jul 1942 he was transferred to the 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion, but returned to 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion on 6 Nov 1943 at which point he was allocated a new Army number (W54518).
Struck of Strength (discharged) on 5 Mar 1944 after 1 year and 314 days part time service
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1958 at Kelmscott, truck driver; 1963 - 1980 ay 31 Second avenue, Kelmscott, truck driver.