William Albert Beattie
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||14 Dec 1913|
|Place of Birth||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Death||8 Apr 1981, aged 68|
|Place of Death||Inglewood, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||28 years, 1 month|
|Address||29 Dundas road, Maylands, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Marjorie Beattie|
|Reg Number||W48896 & 427890|
|Date of Enlistment||27 Jan 1942|
|Rank||Private & Leading Aircraftman|
|Unit/Formation||No. 85 Squadron RAAF|
|Post War Details|
On 19 Nov 1933 Bill had married Marjorie Fewster. Marjorie died on 1 Jun 2010 aged 97 in Bayswater.
Electoral Roll entries: 1937 at 51 Third avenue, Maylands, salesman; 1943 at 29 Dundas road, Maylands, radio technician.
On 27 Jan 1942 Bill was called up and commenced full time service from 5 Feb 1942 when he was posted to the 8th Supply Personnel Company. On 23 Mar 1942 he had the day at home under Doctors orders, before being discharged on 3 Apr 1942 in order to join the RAAF.
RAAF where his enlistment commenced on 11 Oct 1942.
Discharged from the RAAF on 19 Jul 1944.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1980 at 29 Dundas road, Inglewood, radio technician