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George Walker Beales

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George Walker Beales
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 11 Oct 1902
Place of Birth Nottingham, England
Death 16 Sep 1983, aged 80
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 39 years, 5 months
Address Roleystone, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Dolores Beales
Military Information
Reg Number W67663
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia


George Walker Beales
Headstone Information
Date of Birth Not known
Age at Death 80 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of George Walker Beales Born Died 16/09/1983 Aged 80 Years
Grave Details
Burial Date 16 September 1983
Panel P9
Row C
Grave 5
Location Columbarium Wall


Early Life

Beales was born in Nottingham and emigrated to Australia with his parents and siblings in 1923, settling in Roleystone, at the age of 21. His middle name of 'Walker' was in honour of his paternal grandmother, Eliza Aitken Beales (nee Walker).

Marriage

Married Delores Canaletich of Roleystone on 15 March, 1926. [1] The couple had a son named Brian Beales.

Community Contribution

Beales was a founding member and first President of the Roleystone-Karragullen Cricket Club, suggesting the formation of the club in March 1950 and providing £12 in funding to go towards equipment.[2]

Pre War

War Service

Discharged 20 Jun 1944.

Post War

Notes

George Walker Beales (11 October 1902 - 16 September 1983), was the eldest son of George and Emily Beales.

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