William Albert Beattie

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William Albert Beattie
Personal Information
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
Occupation Manager
Religion Methodist
Address 29 Dundas road, Maylands, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Marjorie Beattie
Military Information
Reg Number W48896 & 427890
Date of Enlistment 27 Jan 1942
Rank Private & Leading Aircraftman
Unit/Formation No. 85 Squadron RAAF
Post War Details

Pre War

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.

War Service

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.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1980 at 29 Dundas road, Inglewood, radio technician


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