Robert (Bob) Angus Lammonby

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Robert (Bob) Angus Lammonby
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 5 May 1912
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 28 Sep 1993, aged 81
Place of Death Ferndale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 30 years old
Description 5'7" (1.40m) tall ; 136lbs
61.689 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Timber worker
Religion Church of England
Address Nyamup, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Phyllis Eva Lammonby
Military Information
Reg Number W85583
Date of Enlistment 4 May 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 14th (Karri) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

On 31 July 1937 Bob married Phyllis Eva Campbell (1916 - 2010) an they had two children. Phyllis died on 21 Jul 2010 aged 94 in Como.

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1937 at No. 1 State Mill, timber worker; 1943 at Nyamup, labourer

War Service

On 28 Apr 1942 at Nyamup, Bob enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps, and was allocated to the 14th (Karri) VDC Battalion. However, at Manjimup on 25 Oct 1944 he was transferred to the 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion. All VDC units were struck of strength on 15 Oct 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at Jarrahdale, faller; 1968 at 2895 Albany highway, Kelmscott, bus driver; 1972 at 3 Montrose street, Lynwood, greenkeeper; 1977 at 12 Harry street, Gosnells, retired; 1980 at 10 Soley place, Ferndale, retired.


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