Arthur George Selwin Hitchings

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Arthur George Selwin Hitchings
Personal Information
Date of Birth 14 Apr 1905
Place of Birth Bedfordale, Western Australia
Death 16 Feb 1988, aged 82
Place of Death Subiaco, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 37 years old
Description 5'7" (1.70m) tall ; 114lbs;
"lbs;" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.
; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Garage proprietor
Religion Church of England
Address Boyanup, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Agnes Campbell Hitchings
Military Information
Reg Number W70469
Date of Enlistment 26 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 5th (Busselton) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1937 - 1943 at Boyanup, mechanic;

During 1937 Arthur had married Agnes Campbell McGhie. (1910 - 2007) On 14 Mar 2007 Agnes died in Nedlands, aged 96.

War Service

Arthur enlisted in Boyanup for part time service in the Volunteer Defence Corps on 26 Apr 1942 and was allotted to the 5th (Busselton) VDC Battalion. Her was placed on Reserve on 31 Jul 1944 before being released completely on 15 Oct 1945

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Boyanup, mechanic; 1972 - 1977 at 37 Stockdale crescent, Wembley Downs, retired; 1980 at 14/48 Austin street, Shenton Park.


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