Jack Avon ALEY

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ALEY, Jack Avon

Service Numbers: F332, F332/08
Enlisted: 5 September 1939
Last Rank: Petty Officer
Last Unit: HMAS Penguin (IV) 1939-1940/HMAS Brisbane 1940-1942/HMAS Moreton (I) 1942-1994 (Depot)
Born: Boulder, Western Australia, 6 February 1908
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Illness, Beaconsfield, Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia, 26 January 1946, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Fremantle Cemetery
Methodist, Lot B3, Grave 367
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN F332
5 Sep 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, SN F332/08
5 Sep 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, SN F332/08, HMAS Penguin (IV) 1939-1940/HMAS Brisbane 1940-1942/HMAS Moreton (I) 1942-1994 (Depot)
24 Oct 1944: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Petty Officer, SN F332/08, HMAS Penguin (IV) 1939-1940/HMAS Brisbane 1940-1942/HMAS Moreton (I) 1942-1994 (Depot)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Jack Avon ALEY was born on 6th February, 1908 in Boulder, Western Australia

His parents were Harry John ALEY & Margaret Watson FERGUSON

He married Dorothy Margaret LYONS in WA in 1942

Jack served with the Royal Australian Navy on the HMAS Leeuwin, HMS Moreton Bay and his last rank was Chief  Petty Officer, Shipwright on the HMAS Penguin

He was discharged on 24th October, 1944 and died of Illness at his home in 108 South Street, Beaconsfield, WA on 26th January, 1946 and is buried in the Fremantle Cemetery

 

                     "HE RESTS WHERE NO SHADOWS FALL"

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His Brother George Ross ALEY (SN 29859) also served during WW2 in the Royal Australian Air Force - he was discharged on 28th Nov. 1945

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