Gordon James Eatts
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|Date of Birth||16 Mar 1906|
|Place of Birth||Perth, Western Australia|
|Death||26 Mar 1962, aged 56|
|Place of Death||Roleystone, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||36 years old|
5'7¾" (1.73m) tall ; 140lbs|
63.503 kg; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; black hair ; scar on left shin
|Address||Roleystone, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Elsie Mary Maude Eatts|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Mar 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
On 8 Dec 1925 Gordon married Elsie Mary Maude Staddon (1908 - 1998). Elsie died on 29 Aug 1998 aged 90 in Midland. They had four children including Robin James Eatts b. 1928, and Margaret Maude Eatts b. 1935.
Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1943 at River road, Kelmscott, contractor
On 29 Mar 1942 Gordon enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps and was posted to 'D' Company 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. On 26 Apr 1944 he was discharged at his own request, after 2 years and 29 days.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at River road, Kelmscott, contractor; 1958 at Chivers street, Roleystone, contractor.