Stanley Gordon Demasson

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Stanley Gordon Demasson
Personal Information
Date of Birth 20 Apr 1899
Place of Birth Guildford, Western Australia
Death 19 Dec 1981, aged 82
Place of Death Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 42 years, 11 months
Description 5'8½"(1.74m) tall ; 130lbs
58.967 kg
; medium complexion ; brown eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Teacher
Religion Methodist
Address Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Violet May Demasson
Military Information
Reg Number W67651
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Staff Sergeant
Unit/Formation 5th Australian Garrison Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

In 1926 Stan married Violet Mae McDonald (1903 - 1988). Violet died on 11 Apr 1988 in Mt Lawley.

Electoral Roll entries: 1925 at 34 Swan street, Guildford, teacher; 1931 at School house, Mingenew, teacher; 1936 at Granville Hostel, Gingin, teacher; 1943 at Jarrahdale, teacher.

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 at Armadale, Stanley enlisted on a part time basis and was allotted to 'D' Company of the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 Jul 1942 he was promoted Lance Sergeant, and then on 7 Aug 1942 he was transferred to the 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion where later that month (29th) he was appointed Staff Sergeant, and appointed CQMS 'A' Company.

On 26 Feb 1944 at Pinjarra he was transferred to the 5th (Busselton) VDC Battalion, and on 31 Jul 1945 he was placed in Reserve with him finally struck of strength on 15 Oct 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Kent street Busselton, teacher; 1954 at 53 Carrington street, Hannans, schoolmaster; 1958 - 1968 at 20 Ednah street, Como, headmaster; 1972 - 1980 at 'Carinya' 67/20 Plantation street, Manora.


Enlisted at Armadale. No other known connection

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