Bernard Alphonsus Hastie

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Bernard Alphonsus Hastie
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Bernie with sister Theresa Christina Hastie
Personal Information
Date of Birth 6 Mar 1904
Place of Birth Bunbury, Western Australia
Death 30 Dec 1986
Place of Death Jull street, Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 38 years old
Description 5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 163lbs
73.935 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; fair hair ; scar on left temple
Occupation storekeeper
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Thomas Hastie
Military Information
Reg Number W67691
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Staff Sergeant
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1943 at Jull street, Armadale, draper;

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942 in Armadale, Bernie enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was posted to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 1 Jul 1942 Bernie was promoted Sergeant in 'D' Company and a fortnight later on the 15th he was again promoted, this time to Staff Sergeant Company CQMS. On 22 Sep 1944 he was discharged at his own request.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Jull street, Armadale, draper; 1972 - 1977 at 51 Prospect road, Armadale, draper; 1980 at 32 Fourth road, Armadale, draper.


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