Arthur Frederic Asser
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||12 Feb 1901|
|Place of Birth||Ealing, England|
|Death||6 Jul 1975, aged 74|
|Place of Death||City Beach, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||41 years, 3 months|
5'11" (1.80m) tall ; 175lbs|
79.379 kg; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; red hair ; scar on left arm
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||"Wilman", Albany road, Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Mary Ellen Asser|
|Date of Enlistment||14 May 1942|
|Unit/Formation||10th (Narrogin) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Electoral Roll entries: 1925 at PO Picton Junction, wheat humper; 1931 at Wyalkatchem, contractor; 1936 - 1937 at 34 Salvardo street, Claremont, wheat inspector; 1943 at 'Wilmar' Albany road, Kelmscott, wheat inspector.
On 29 Mar 1927 Arthur had married Mary Ellen Murtough in Perth.
Enlisted while working in the Lake Grace district and joined the 10th (Narrogin) VDC Battalion on 22 May 1942. On 26 Jul 1942 he was promoted Corporal. between 22 Jul 1943 and 5 Aug 1943 he attended training in Narrogin. Placed on reserve on 31 Jul 1944 before being formally struck off on 26 may 1945. Service total was 3 years and 4 days part time.
discharged 26 May 1945
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at 17 Lovegrove avenue, Bunbury, superintendent; 1958 at 71 Calais road, Scarborough, manager; 1968 - 1972 at 48 Branksome gardens, City Beach, manager.