William Alderson

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William Alderson
Personal Information
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1905
Place of Birth Durham, England
Death 10 Mar 1985, aged 80
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 37 years, 2 months
Description 6'3¼" (1.92m) tall ; 166lbs
75.296 kg
; dark complexion ; blue eyes ; brown hair
Occupation Farmer
Religion Congregational
Address Bunbury road, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Joyce Alderson
Military Information
Reg Number W62126
Date of Enlistment 8 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

As a 27 year old, William emigrated to Australia aboard P & O's SS Strathaven, departing London on 7 Oct 1932 and arriving in Fremantle on 8 Nov 1932.

During 1937 William married Joyce Bernice Saw (1907 - 1975) Joyce died in Armadale on 6 Sep 1975.

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1937 at Ninth avenue, Armadale, labourer; 1943 at Bunbury road, Armadale, farmer

War Service

While Bill enlisted at Armadale on 22 Mar 1942, on 8 Apr 1942 Bill was mobilized at Claremont

Discharged on 7 Feb 1944

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1980 at Bunbury road (165 South-West highway), Armadale, farmer


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