Robert (Bob) Angus Lammonby
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|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|
5'7" (1.40m) tall ; 136lbs|
61.689 kg; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Nyamup, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Phyllis Eva Lammonby|
|Date of Enlistment||4 May 1942|
|Unit/Formation||14th (Karri) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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
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.
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.