Vincent Edgecombe Alexander

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Vincent Edgecombe Alexander
Personal Information
Date of Birth 29 May 1915
Place of Birth Hamel, Western Australia
Death 27 Apr 1980, aged 64
Place of Death Waroona, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 26 years 10 months
Description 5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 142lbs
64.41 kg
; medium complexion ; brown eyes ; brown hair
Occupation brick maker
Religion Church of England
Address River road, Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Annie Ellen Alexander
Military Information
Reg Number W67628
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

During 1936 Vincent married Annie Mary Jenkins

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1937 at Hamel, farmer; 1943 at River road, Kelmscott, poultry farmer.

War Service

In July 1941 Vincent had been rejected when he volunteered to join the 2nd AIF. Enlisted at Armadale and taken on strength of the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion on 22 Mar 1942. Appears to have been discharged on 14 Oct 1943 after 1 year and 201 days service due to his being absent without leave.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1954 - 1958 at Hamel, labourer; 1968 at Seventh street, Harvey, railway worker; 1972 - 1977 at 52 Congdon avenue, Pinjarra, railway worker; 1980 at 121 South West highway, Waroona, retired.


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