Dorothy Blanche Babb

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Dorothy Blanche Babb
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 5 Sep 1922
Place of Birth Subiaco, Western Australia
Death 1980
Age at Enlistment 20 years, 3 months
Occupation sales assistant
Religion Church of England
Address Albany Highway, Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Husband , Mr. Norman Leslie Armanasco
Military Information
Reg Number WF90971
Date of Enlistment 24 Jan 1943
Rank Driver
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

War Service

Enlisted 24 Jan 1943 at Claremont, and taken on by the 6th AWS Training Company. On 22 Apr 1943 she was classified as MT Driver Trade Group 2 and on 27 Apr transferred to the Headquarters Western Reinforcement Training Centre at Northam. On 12 Jun 1943 she participated in a transport course, returning to her unit on 24 Jul 1943. Married, on 7 Aug 1943 she changed her NOK details, and then on 17 Aug 1943 she was charged with being AWOL from midnight 13 Aug 1943 until midnight 15 Aug 1943. Fined £1 and loss of 2 day's pay. On 5 Oct 1943 Dorothy was transferred to 6th AWAS, but the next day she was with 7 AWAS.

On 13 Oct 1943 she was sent to Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot where she was discharged at own request on 18 Oct 1943.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 13 Selwyn street, Belmont; 1954 - 1963 at 29 Thompson road, Belmont;


Dorothy's maiden name at the time of her enlistment was Babb, changing to Armanasco following her marriage in late 1943 to Norman Leslie Armanasco.

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