The Soldier's Details

Surname:
DeMoulin
First Name:
Henry Francis
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX8389
Company:
Headquarters, 'E' Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
16.11.1940
DOB:
16.04.1920
Place of Birth:
Perth, Westem Australia
Father's Name:
Harry Thomas DeMoulin
Mothers's Name:
Elizabeth Ann DeMoulin (nee Woodhead)
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Clerk
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 21.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
South-West Bukit Timah
Date of Death:
11.02.1942

General Description

Sgt. Henry DeMoulin had served with the 28th Battalion Militia, W9802 before joining AIF.

 

Henry Francis de Moulin WX9389 15 Oct 1941 at Terowie
Henry Francis de Moulin WX8389 15 Oct 1941 at Terowie

 

Penrod Dean front centre, Jim Clancy and Henry Demoullin centre
Penrod Dean front centre, Jim Clancy and Henry Demoullin centre

 

Read further about ‘E’ Company

 

Above notice from mate Sgt Ken Tucker, 2/4th MGB.

Below is a notice was fellow officer of 2/4th, Lt. Penrod Dean.

O.L Haines & Co was a firm of Accountants,  Perth.

 

DeMoulin’s parents Harry Thomas DeMoulin and Elizabeth Ann Sturkey (nee Woodhead) married 1919.  Harry DeMoulin’s first wife died in 1918, they had a son and a daughter.  Elizabeth Sturkey had two children from an earlier marriage.

 

Around this time Harry DeMoulin was a motor car dealer.  He retired during early 1930s.

Henry attended Wesley School, South Perth.

Although difficult to identify faces, Henry DeMoulin is right hand side of middle row.

Harry DeMoulin was 21 years old when he was killed in action.

His father also Harry, died February 1945.

 

 

Harry’s sister Eily married Ken Tucker.

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