Gordon James Eatts

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Gordon James Eatts
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Personal Information
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
Description 5'7¾" (1.73m) tall ; 140lbs
63.503 kg
; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; black hair ; scar on left shin
Occupation Orchardist
Religion Protestant
Address Roleystone, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Elsie Mary Maude Eatts
Military Information
Reg Number W67665
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

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

War Service

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.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at River road, Kelmscott, contractor; 1958 at Chivers street, Roleystone, contractor.


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