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Roy Kershaw

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Roy Kershaw
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 13 Aug 1925
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Death 12 Apr 1982, aged 48 ???
Place of Death Shelley, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 18 years, 1 month
Address Byford, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , James Kershaw
Military Information
Reg Number WX22609
Date of Enlistment 14 Sep 1943
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion (Capricornia Regiment)
Post War Details
Fate Returned to Australia
Monument(s) ANZAC Memorial Park (Byford)
Medals 1939-45 Star
Pacific Star
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45



Pre War

Birth was at Nurse Bellas's Private Hospital, Kelmscott. Attended Byford Primary School 1933 - 1939 (School photos on Ancestry.com)

War Service

Detailed records not yet available from AA. Served at Lae and Bougainville

Demobilised on 10 Oct 1946

Post War

Married Judith Alice after 1954, before 1963 Electoral Roll entries: 1954 at 86 Anzac Terrace, Bassendean, carpenter; 1963 - 1980 at 62 Corbel street, Shelley a WAGR employee.

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