George Arthur Anderson

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George Arthur Anderson
Personal Information
Date of Birth 26 Sep 1915
Place of Birth Barton's Mill, Western Australia
Death 30 Aug 1994, aged 79
Place of Death Carmel, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 26 years, 7 months
Description 6'0¾" (1.83m) tall ; 168lbs
76.203 kg
; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; black hair
Occupation Engine driver
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Karragullen, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Rita May Anderson
Military Information
Reg Number W68106
Date of Enlistment 24 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

On 24 Oct 1941, George married Rita May Culloton (1919 - 1999) in Guildford. Rita died on 20 Mar 1999 in Byford.

War Service

On 1 may 1941 George had sought to enlist in the 2nd AIF, but was rejected as too unfit. However, on 24 Apr 1942, at Pickering Brook, George enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps, and was allocated to 2 Platoon, 'A' Company, 12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion. At Pinjarra on 1 Oct 1943 George was discharged at his own request.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at Carmel, contractor; 1968 - 1980 at Carmel road, Carmel, contractor.


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