John Ernest England

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John Ernest England
Personal Information
Date of Birth 10 Jul 1921
Place of Birth Boulder, Western Australia
Death 23 Feb 1984, aged 62
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 20 years, 8 months
Description 5'9" (1.75m) tall ; 140lbs
63.503 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Dairy farmer
Religion Church of England
Address Mundijong, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. John England
Military Information
Reg Number W67616
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Mundijong, farmer.

War Service

On 24 Nov 1941 John was called up (Mobilised) at Victoria Park, but was released as he was in employed in the agriculture sector. later, John enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale on 22 Mar 1942 and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 May 1945 along with the rest of his unit, John was placed in Reserve.

discharge date is unknown

Post War

During 1955 John married Audrey Hilda Reilly (1930 - 2015) in Fremantle. Audrey died on 18 May 2015 in Armadale.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Mundijong, farmer; 1972 - 1980 at 6 Selkirk road, Armadale, retired


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