John Roy Longmore

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John Roy Longmore
Personal Information
Date of Birth 16 May 1892
Place of Birth Hill End, New South Wales
Death 15 Jul 1967, aged 75
Place of Death East Perth, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 49 years , 10 months
Description 5'3½" (1.61m) tall ; 124lbs
56.245 kg
; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; dark hair
Occupation Farmer
Religion Church of England
Address Soldiers road, Roleystone, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Annie Irene Longmore
Military Information
Reg Number W68034
Date of Enlistment 29 Mar 1942
Rank Corporal
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

John had served during WW 1 with the 3rd Machine Gun Squadron in the Middle East. During 1926 John married Annie Irene Goodlet (1901 - 1998) in Perth. Annie died in Roleystone on 8 Mar 1998, aged 96.

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 at Burnakura, Nannine, prospector; 1937 at 48 Commercial road, Subiaco, labourer; 1943 at Soldier's road, Roleystone, farmer.

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 John enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was allotted to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 Jul 1942 he was appointed Lance Corporal in 'D' Company, and on 23 Sep 1942 he was promoted Corporal. Along with the rest of the battalion he was placed in Reserve on 1 May 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1958 at Soldier's road, Roleystone, farmer;


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