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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Eric Mervyn PONTIN

Born 10 September 1916 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of Sydney Mervyn PONTIN and Rosalind STEWART [54]
Resident of Hampton, Victoria, Australia up until enlisting in the Australian Army on 24 September 1942 [16]
Leading Aircraftman VX114100 in the Australian Army's 31 Australian Depot Cash Office during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 15 January 1946 [16]
Also appears to have enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 19 May 1944[16]
Leading Aircraftman 449862 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 10 Flying Elementary Training School at Temora [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 18 April 1945 [16]
Accountant in Carnamah, Western Australia 1952-1956 [19]
In 1952 was the owner of a Holden car with licence plate CA-570 [22]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of South Como [2]
Died 9 May 1989; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Sir TM Gardens, Lawn 5B, Ground Niche, G, 11) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eric Mervyn Pontin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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