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John Edward Hill

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John Edward Hill
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 20 Jun 1901
Place of Birth Woodford, Thrapstone, Northamptonshire, England
Death 14 Nov 1972, aged 71
Place of Death Busselton, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 39 years 6 months
Religion Spiritualist
Address Roleystone, Western Australia
Next of Kin , Lello Richards
Military Information
Reg Number W21369
Date of Enlistment 15 Jan 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia



Pre War

Married in England during 1929 to Sarah Elspeth Wortley. Sarah died on 10 Jun 1964 in Busselton, aged 66. On 3 Nov 1927 John obtained casual employment with the Western Australian Government Railways as a Porter in the Perth yards. Moved to Guildford on 13 Mar 1928, he remained there until he was retrenched on 8 Apr 1931. Employed again from 16 Jan 1933 to 22 Jun 1933.

War Service

discharge date is unknown

Post War

During 1965 John married again, this time to Ellen Fanny Christopher in the Canning district. Ellen died on 20 Jul 1997 in Byford, aged 84.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 c/o JE & SE Hill, 13 Hawksburn road, Rivervale, cycle repairer; 1968 - 1972 at 58 Fairbairn road, Busselton

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