John Stephen Serventy

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John Stephen Serventy
Personal Information
Date of Birth 26 Dec 1913
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 24 Nov 1996, aged 82
Place of Death Tuart Hill, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 30 years, 5 months
Religion Church of England
Address Subiaco, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Laura Serventy
Military Information
Reg Number DX284
Date of Enlistment 22 May 1944
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation Australian Army Canteen Service - New Guinea Detachment
Post War Details

Pre War

1936 at 430 Hannan street, Kalgoorlie, miner; 1937 at 4 Onslow road, West Subiaco, student; 1943 at 34 Onslow road, Subiaco, soldier.

During 1943 John married Laura Hilton in Perth. Laura was born 20 Jun 1922, and died in Subiaco on 6 Oct 1962, aged 40.

War Service

discharged 3 Jan 1946

Post War

John remarried in the 1960s to Marie Assunta Della-Vedova (1928-1997). Daughter ? Jennifer Hazel.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 8 Tyler street, Joondanna Heights, accountant; 1954 - 1963 at 10 Cullen street, Subiaco, clerk; 1968 - 1980 at 3 Howie street, Woodlands, supervisor.


Laura was born in Lancashire, England, and served in the AWAS as a Lance Corporal W45445. She enlisted on 12 Apr 1942, and was discharged 28 Feb 1944.

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