Raymond Douglas Hibben

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Raymond Douglas Hibben
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Ray & Dorothy Wedding
Personal Information
Date of Birth 16 Oct 1924
Place of Birth England
Death 6 Sep 1981, aged 56
Place of Death Trigg, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 18 years, 5 months
Description 5'5" (1.65m) tall ; 140lbs
63.503 kg
; medium complexion ; green eyes ; fair hair
Occupation Apprentice Jeweller
Religion Church of England
Address Hall street, Mundijong, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Alfred Hibben
Military Information
Reg Number W90522
Date of Enlistment 28 Mar 1943
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

As an infant, Raymond arrived in Fremantle with his family on 5 Aug 1925 aboard the SS Beltana, having sailed from London.

War Service

On 28 Mar 1943, Ray enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale and was allotted to 'D' Company of the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 May 1945 he was placed in the Reserve along with the rest of his unit.

Post War

During 1946 Ray married Dorothy May Cocking (1925 - 2001) in Perth. Dorothy died on 13 Oct 2001 aged 76 in Duncraig. They had four children.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at James street, North beach, die maker; 1954 at 14 James street, North Beach, die maker; 1958 - 1980 at 32 Arnott street, Trigg, die maker;


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