Maxwell Robert Joyner
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||8 Feb 1918|
|Place of Birth||Perth, Western Australia|
|Death||9 Aug 2004, aged 86|
|Place of Death||Kwinana, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||22 years, 9 months|
5'8½" (1.74m) tall ; 130lbs|
58.967 kg; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; fair hair
|Religion||Church of Christ|
|Address||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Father , Mr. Robert Joyner|
|Date of Enlistment||21 Nov 1940|
|Unit/Formation||16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment) & 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
War Medal 1939-45 |
Australian Service Medal 1939-45
Married Winifred Muriel Lilleyman on 27 Dec 1941. They had three sons and a daughter.
Enlisted part time in the CMF (VDC) on 21 Nov 1940 and was called up for full time duty on 16 Dec 1941 and allocated to the 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment) for training. Max had several periods of leave without pay between March and 29 Sep 1942, resulting in him being transferred to Area Essential Services unit with discharge then occurring. Total service was 161 days.
Enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale on 24 Mar 1943 and was posted to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. Max was discharged on 7 Feb 1944.
Electoral Roll entries: 1943 Armadale, farmer; 1949 - 1977 Westfield road, Armadale, farmer; 1980 at 44 Sixth road, retired.