Owen Henry Marsh

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Owen Henry Marsh
Personal Information
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
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; 196lbs
88.904 kg
; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; black hair
Occupation Farmer
Religion Church of England
Address South Wandering road, West Pingelly, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Elizabeth Amina Marsh
Military Information
Reg Number W74089
Date of Enlistment 16 May 1942
Rank Corporal
Unit/Formation 10th (Narrogin) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

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

War Service

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.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at West Pingelly, farmer; 1972 - 1980 at 57 Sharrow street, Pingelly, farmer.


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