Maxwell Robert Joyner

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Maxwell Robert Joyner
Personal Information
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
Description 5'8½" (1.74m) tall ; 130lbs
58.967 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; fair hair
Occupation Market gardener
Religion Church of Christ
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Robert Joyner
Military Information
Reg Number W8747
Date of Enlistment 21 Nov 1940
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 16th Australian Infantry Battalion (Cameron Highlanders Regiment) & 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia
Medals War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

Married Winifred Muriel Lilleyman on 27 Dec 1941. They had three sons and a daughter.

War Service

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.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1943 Armadale, farmer; 1949 - 1977 Westfield road, Armadale, farmer; 1980 at 44 Sixth road, retired.


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