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Patricia June Somerfield

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Patricia June Somerfield
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 29 Aug 1926
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 18 years old
Description 5'7" (1.70m) tall ; ; olive complexion ; blue eyes ; fair hair
Occupation Receptionist
Religion Methodist
Address 32 Townsend road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr William Harry Somerfield
Military Information
Reg Number WF38135
Date of Enlistment 1 Sep 1944
Rank Driver
Unit/Formation Western Australia Line of Communication Area Workshop
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia



Pre War

War Service

On the day of enlistment Pat was sent to the 6th AWS Training Company. On 21 Nov 1944 she emerged and was posted to the Fortress Workshop Fremantle. On 26 Dec 1944 she was graded as a Group 2 Driver, and on 1 Mar 1945 she was transferred to Western Australia Line of Communication Area Workshop, before being detached on 10 Jul 1945 to the Fortress Workshops.


On 16 Oct 1945 she was admitted to the 110th Australian Base Hospital at Hollywood with Bronchitis, and after treatment she was released to 31st AWAS Barrack on 9 Nov 1945. Pat had served for 629 days before she was discharged on 20 May 1946.

Post War

During 1946 Pat married Kenneth William Nicholls.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at Pithara, Ken a contractor; 1958 - 1963 in Port Hedland, typist ; 1977 - 1978 at 4 Grant place Port Hedland

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