Leading Aircraftman William James BEER

Service No: 78642
Born: Warwick QLD, 16 July 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 September 1942
Unit: No. 4 Airfield Construction Squadron, Goodenough Island PNG
Died: Illness, Port Moresby, 27 October 1943, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David George and Mary Ann Beer, of Manly, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Wynnum QLD
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 25 October 1943, Leading Aircraftman Beer, a General Hand, was admitted to No. 2/5th Australian General Hospital, Port Moresby, suffering from a bowel obstruction and he died on the 27 October 1943.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/5/332