Thomas Kavanagh Kinsella

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Thomas Kavanagh Kinsella
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Ancestry Aug 1962 in East Perth guernsey
Personal Information
Date of Birth 21 Apr 1901
Place of Birth Bridgetown, Western Australia
Death 14 Oct 1981, aged 80
Place of Death Byford, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 41 years, 7 months
Description 5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 168lbs
76.203 kg
; medium complexion ; blue eyes ; grey hair
Occupation Timber faller
Religion Church of England
Address Narrogin Inn, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Brother , Mr. Edward Kinsella
Military Information
Reg Number W93052
Date of Enlistment 2 Dec 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries:1925 at No. 6 Group, Nuralingup; 1928 at Dellerton, via Nannup, faller 1931 at Railway Construction camp, Lake grace, carpenter's assistant; 1936 - 1937 c/o WAGR Pindar, bridge carpenter; 1943 at William street, Armadale, faller.

War Service

On 20 Aug 1942 Thomas enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps, and was allocated to the 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion. During 1943 Thomas married Freda Gibson (1918 - 2006) in the local area. On 31 Jul 1944 along with the rest of his unit he was placed in the Reserve.

Post War

Freda died on 9 May 2006, aged 87 in Como.

Electoral Roll entries: 1954 - 1958 at Walters road, Byford, armament assistant; 1968 - 1980 at 11 Bateman street, Byford, armament assistant.


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