Frederick Thorneycroft PLANT

PLANT, Frederick Thorneycroft

Service Numbers: 140, W1112
Enlisted: 5 October 1914, Guildford, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Broken Hill, NSW, 20 December 1894
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: South Perth, WA, 1 April 1960, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium
Roman Catholic ZE 0479
Memorials: Armadale Congregational Church Honour Board, Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 140, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Guildford, WA
8 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 140, 10th Light Horse Regiment
8 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 140, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle

World War 2 Service

Date unknown: Involvement SN W1112

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William G PLANT

Electoral Roll entries - 1916 a farmer at Kelmscott, and in 1925 a farmer at Bantine. By 1931 he is a storekeeper in Calingiri with his wife Julia Hannah Finnemore (nee Searle) the postmistress, where they remain until after WW2. They married in Fremantle in 1927. Between 1949 and 1958 they are living at 240 Mill Point Road, South Perth with Fred described as a businessman. Julia remains in the family home after Fred's death, appearing on the 1963 roll. She died on 26 May 1966 aged 74.

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