Harold Alfred (Glassie) BEER

BEER, Harold Alfred

Service Number: SX15962
Enlisted: 3 January 1942, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Yatala Plains, South Australia, 25 January 1907
Home Town: Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide & Pennington Primary Schools
Occupation: Wharf labourer
Died: Natural causes, Ottoway, South Australia, 12 February 1985, aged 78 years
Cemetery: Enfield Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 2 Service

3 Jan 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962, Adelaide, South Australia
4 Jan 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962
26 Aug 1942: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Embarked per Rajuila from Melbourne. Disembarked Middle East (Eygpt) 17/10/42.
5 Nov 1942: Wounded 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Wounded in action - Penetrating GSW RT Thigh
24 Jan 1943: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Embarked Middle East per L1 for return to Australia. Disembarked Sydney 27/2/43.
15 Sep 1943: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Embarked Cairns per "Manoora". Disembarked Milne Bay 15/9/43.
3 Feb 1944: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX15962, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Embarked Finschhafen per "Van Heutz". Disembarked Townsville 3/2/44.
6 Dec 1944: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion, Rank of Corporal confirmed
29 Aug 1945: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX15962, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion

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