Joseph Charles Lori

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Joseph Charles Lori
Personal Information
Date of Birth 27 Nov 1906
Place of Birth Midland junction, Western Australia
Death 21 Dec 1995 aged 89
Place of Death Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 35 years, 3 months
Description 5'9½" (1.76m) tall ; 204lbs
92.533 kg
; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Truck driver
Religion Church of England
Address Albany road, Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Elsie-Marie Lori
Military Information
Reg Number W67755
Date of Enlistment 23 Mar 1942
Rank Lance Corporal
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

On 30 Apr 1932 Joseph had married Elsie Marie Fancote (1910 - 1990). Elsie died on 20 Nov 1999 aged 89 in Kelmscott. They had two children including a daughter Betty Joy Lori (1929 - 2014). Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1943 at Albany road, Kelmscott, motor driver

War Service

On 23 Mar 1942 at Armadale, Joseph enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 7 Jan 1943 Joseph was appointed Lance Corporal, and on 14 Aug 1944 he was discharged at his own request.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Albany road, Kelmscott, motor driver; 1972 at 2774 Albany highway, Kelmscott, driver; 1977 - 1980 at 41 Ward crescent, Kelmscott, driver.


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