Bruce Donald Logan

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Bruce Donald Logan
Personal Information
Date of Birth 23 Jan 1908
Place of Birth Kelmscott, Western Australia
Death 18 Aug 1963, aged 55
Place of Death Northam, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 34 years, 3 months
Description 5'4½" (1.64m) tall ; ; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Timber worker - leading hand
Religion Church of England
Address Jardee, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Ruth Logan
Military Information
Reg Number W85640
Date of Enlistment 29 Apr 1942
Rank Corporal
Unit/Formation 14th (Karri) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

On 28 Dec 1930, Bruce married Ruth Prosser (1909 - 1974). Ruth died on 17 Dec 1974 aged 65 in Northam. They had two children.

Electoral Roll entries: 1931 at Jardee, farmer; 1936 - 1943 at Jardee, timber worker.

War Service

Mobilised on 28 Jan 1942, but found to have significant damage to his back. Bruce enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Jardee on 29 Apr 1942, and was appointed Lance Corporal on 12 Sep 1942. On 31 Jul 1944, the 14th VDC Battalion was placed in Reserve, and formally struck off on 15 Oct 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Jardee, timber worker; 1954 - 1958 at Anglican Home, Coogee Beach, manager, with Ruth as Matron; 1963 at Church of England Boys' Hostel, Northam, Warden. Ruth remained in the Matrons position after Bruce's death.


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