Victor (Ross) Anderson

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Victor (Ross) Anderson
Personal Information
Date of Birth 13 Mar 1911
Place of Birth Perth, Western Australia
Death 23 Apr 1988, aged 77
Place of Death Gosnells, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 31 years old
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; 154lbs
69.853 kg
; fair complexion ; brown eyes ; brown hair ; scar on left arm
Occupation Brickmaker
Religion Church of England
Address Prospect road, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin wife , Mrs Marjorie Winifred Anderson
Military Information
Reg Number W61996
Date of Enlistment 3 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

During 1922 Victor had suffered a compound fracture of his left arm. In 1939 he married Marjorie Winifred Hockley.

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1937 at Albany road, Kelmscott, labourer; 1943 at Sixth road, Armadale, labourer

War Service

Enlisted in the 3rd (Swan) VDC Battalion on 26 Apr 1942, but on 28 Feb 1943 he was transferred to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion and on 6 Nov 1943 he was given a new Army Number W61996 (earlier number was W69550).

On 23 Nov 1943 he was SOS (struck off Strength) at Nedlands, effectively an end to his military service.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1958 - 1977 at Prospect road, Armadale, powder monkey; 1980 at 3 Catlin court, Gosnells, retired

Victor (Ross) Anderson
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Plaque Information
Date of Birth 13 Mar 1911
Age at Death 77 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of Victor Ross Anderson Born1911 Died 23/04/1988 Aged 77 Years


While some of Victor's Military Records list him as Victor Rees Anderson, all other official records have him as Victor Ross Anderson.

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