Owen Henry Marsh
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||14 Nov 1903|
|Place of Birth||Wungong, Western Australia|
|Death||20 Aug 1987|
|Place of Death||Bentley, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||38 years, 6 months|
5'10" (1.78m) tall ; 196lbs|
88.904 kg; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; black hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||South Wandering road, West Pingelly, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Elizabeth Amina Marsh|
|Date of Enlistment||16 May 1942|
|Unit/Formation||10th (Narrogin) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1915 Owen attended the Armadale Primary School. On 11 Dec 1926 he married Elizabeth Amina Mundy (1904 - 1981) in Beverley. Elizabeth died on 28 Jun 1981 in Pingelly.
Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1943 at Location 12147, Noombling Estate, farmer
Enlisted at Popanyinning on 7 May 1942 in the 10th (Narrogin) VDC Battalion. On 28 Jul 1942 he was appointed Lance Corporal, and then Corporal on 13 Jan 1943. From 22 July until 5 August 1943 he attended training courses in Narrogin. Owen was placed in reserve on 31 Jul 1944 before being formally discharged on 15 Oct 1945.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at West Pingelly, farmer; 1972 - 1980 at 57 Sharrow street, Pingelly, farmer.