Patricia June Somerfield
From Our Contribution
|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|
|Address||32 Townsend road, Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Father , Mr William Harry Somerfield|
|Date of Enlistment||1 Sep 1944|
|Unit/Formation||Western Australia Line of Communication Area Workshop|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
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.
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