John Ernest England
From Our Contribution
|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|
5'9" (1.75m) tall ; 140lbs|
63.503 kg; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Mundijong, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Father , Mr. John England|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Mundijong, farmer.
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
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