Vincent Edgecombe Alexander
From Our Contribution
|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|
5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 142lbs|
64.41 kg; medium complexion ; brown eyes ; brown hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||River road, Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Annie Ellen Alexander|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1936 Vincent married Annie Mary Jenkins
Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1937 at Hamel, farmer; 1943 at River road, Kelmscott, poultry farmer.
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.
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.