From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||23 Feb 1893|
|Place of Birth||Evanton, Ross-shire, Scotland|
|Death||26 Mar 1972, aged 79|
|Place of Death||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||48 years, 9 months|
|Address||Prospect road, Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Margaret Hull MacLennan|
|Date of Enlistment||29 Dec 1941|
|Unit/Formation||Western Command Trades Training Centre|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Discharged medically Unfit (Dyspepsia)|
Had served in France (WW1?) with the Motor Transport, British Army Service Corps. On 24 Apr 1924, 30 year old John (Motor Mechanic), and 22 year old brother James Alexander (Railway Fireman) departed London aboard the SS Berrima
During 1930 John had married Margaret Hull Bell (1889 - 8 Sep 1982).
Electoral Roll entries: 1936 at Kelmscott, labourer; 1937 George street, Queens Park, labourer;
Enlisted at Claremont on 29 Dec 1941 and posted to the Trade Training Centre where a year later on 27 Nov 1943 in Maylands he was promoted Corporal. On 23 Sep 1943 he was admitted to the 110th Australian Base Hospital at Hollywood, suffering with Dyspepsia for a Medical assessment. Transferred the same day to an assessment unit (GDD Medical Wing), he was then the following day released from hospital into a transit unit to await discharge.
Discharged as medically unfit on 16 Dec 1943.
Electoral Roll entries: 1954 - 1968 at Bunbury road (86 South West Highway), Armadale, armament assistant