Ronald Francis Deering
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||11 Sep 1923|
|Place of Birth||Dwellingup. Western Australia|
|Death||1 Oct 2012, aged 85|
|Place of Death||Jane Brook, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||18 years, 9 months|
|Address||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Father , Mr. Francis Cyril Deering|
|Date of Enlistment||5 Jul 1942|
|Unit/Formation||12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1939 Ron attended the Gleneagle State School, where his father was based as an Overseer of the Forests Department.
discharge date is unknown
During 1948 Ronald married Eunice Patricia Green in Perth.
Electoral Roll entry: 1949 - 1954 at 11 Lane street, North Perth, truck driver; 1958 - 1968 at 83 Ventnor street, Scarborough, truck driver; 1977 - 1980 at Lot 1 Toodyay road, Middle Swan, cartage contractor
If Ron's date of birth shown on Ancestry records is correct (11 Sep 1926) then he was only 15 years, 9 months old when he joined the VDC Battalion.