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Fremantle: 1940

Home Defence Corps formed at Fremantle. Ewers: 141.

12 June. Italian-born Tommaso D’Orsogna arrested in Wiluna. He spent three months in Fremantle Prison, as an enemy alien during wartime.

References and Links

Ewers, John K. 1971, The Western Gateway: A History of Fremantle, Fremantle City Council, with UWAP, rev. ed. [1st ed. 1948].


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