Weir, William Arthur

Personal Details

SurnameWeir
First nameWilliam
Middle nameArthur
Date of birth28/09/1926
Place of birthMuttaburra, Qld
Date of death04/03/2010

Details

Son of Arthur Charles Weir & Mary Arbuckle McKenzie

Husband of Moya Ellen Glenville m.06/07/1957

Father of –
Elizabeth Ann [Hogden/Bryant] b.17//10/1958
Karen Lesley [Andrews] b.23/08/1960

Grandfather of –
Emma Elizabeth Ellen Andrews b.13/02/1996
Jane Victoria Karen Andrews b.09/03/2000
Kate Ann McKenzie Andrews b.11/08/2003

Awarded – Medal of the Order of Australia 10th June 1994 “FOR SERVICE TO THE WELFARE AND SUPPORT OF TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY INCAPACITATED VETERANS. QUEEN’S B’DAY 1994″

William returned to Muttaburra with his wife, daughters and granddaughters to celebrate his 80th Birthday on 28th Sept 2006.

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1932
PositionStudent

War Records

Conflict

ServiceRAAF
Service number170847
Date of enlistment05/10/1944
Locality of enlistmentWandal
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Qld
Next of kinArthur Weir
Date of discharge02/04/1948
Posting at dischargeTransit Department & Reception Centre Amberley
RankLeading Aircraftman
Prisoner of war

No

Source

www.ww2roll.gov.au