Thomas Kavanagh Kinsella
From Our Contribution
Ancestry Aug 1962 in East Perth guernsey
|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|
5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 168lbs|
76.203 kg; medium complexion ; blue eyes ; grey hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Narrogin Inn, Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Brother , Mr. Edward Kinsella|
|Date of Enlistment||2 Dec 1942|
|Unit/Formation||12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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.
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.
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.