William Hasker Davenport

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William Hasker Davenport
Personal Information
Date of Birth 13 Aug 1890
Place of Birth Elsternwick, Victoria
Death 22 Feb 1959, aged 68
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 51 years, 7 months
Description 5'2½" (1.59m) tall ; 126lbs
57.153 kg
; fair complexion ; grey eyes ; red hair
Occupation Poultry farmer
Religion Church of England
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. May Gertrude Davenport
Military Information
Reg Number W67676
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

During 1927 Bill married May Gertrude Hoskin (1890 - 1981) locally. May died on 12 Jul 1981 in Bentley.

Electoral Roll entries: 1916 - 1925 at 'Tweedside' Moodiarrup, farmer; 1931 - 1937 at Roleystone, farmer

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 Bill enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 May 1945 he was transferred to the Reserve.

discharge date is unknown

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1958 at Bowden avenue, Armadale, retired


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