John Bennett Prentice

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John Bennett Prentice
Personal Information
Date of Birth 4 Nov 1915
Place of Birth Perth, Western Australia
Death 26 Jun 1998, aged 83
Place of Death USA (address prior to death was Bentley, Western Australia)
Age at Enlistment 28 years 6 months
Next of Kin , Mrs Iris Emily Prentice
Military Information
Reg Number WX40976
Date of Enlistment 29 May 1944
Rank Corporal
Unit/Formation 11th Battalion (City of Perth) Regiment
Post War Details

Pre War

John married Iris Emily Lilleyman on 3 May 1941 in Cottesloe. They had four sons including, Milton (1942 - 2012), and Gregory Bennett (1959 - 1978), and two daughters. Iris born in 1915, died on 31 Mar 1999 aged 83.

War Service

Enlisted in the field in the Northern Territory.

Discharged 10 Jan 1946

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1980 at 11 Ashburton street, Welshpool, telephone linesman.


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