Leonard Edward Golding

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Leonard Edward Golding
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 19 Nov 1911
Place of Birth Bridgetown, Western Australia
Death 30 Sep 1991 aged 79
Place of Death Manning, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 30 years, 4 months
Description 5'6¾" (1.70m) tall ; 126lbs
57.153 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Saw filer
Religion Methodist
Address Bedfordale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Golding
Military Information
Reg Number W62270
Date of Enlistment 22 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries:

During 1936 Leonard married Mary Eliza (Mollie) Wight (1911 - 1999) in the blackwood district. Mary died in Bunbury on 29 Jun 1999 aged 88. They had two children.

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 Leonard enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 6 Nov 1943 his Army number was changed from W68024 to W62270, and on 1 May 1945 along withthe rest of his unit he was transferred to the Reserve.

discharge date is unknown

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 275 Aberdeen street, West Perth, saw doctor; 1954 - 1968 at 51 Cloister avenue, Manning; saw doctor; 1972 - 1980 at 51 Welwyn avenue Manning, saw doctor


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