HEARD William Robert

Male 1917 - 1997  (79 years)


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  • Name HEARD William Robert 
    Born 16 Dec 1917  Kensington, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Apr 1997  Melbourne, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Apr 1997  Fawkner Memorial Park, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12549  The Tree of Me
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 

    Father HEARD William Robert,   b. 1888, Collingwood, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Oct 1967, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 79 years) 
    Mother SIMMONS Blanche Daphne,   b. 1890, Hotham West, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1966, Elwood, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1909  Collingwood, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F6705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F6710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1917 - Kensington, Vic, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Apr 1997 - Melbourne, Vic, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Name
      HEARD, WILLIAM ROBERT 
      Service
      Australian Army 
      Service Number
      VX65606 
      Date of Birth
      16 Dec 1917
      Place of Birth
      KENSINGTON, VIC 
      Date of Enlistment
      3 Nov 1941 
      Locality on Enlistment
      PORT MELBOURNE, VIC 
      Place of Enlistment
      ROYAL PARK, VIC 
      Next of Kin
      HEARD, BLANCHE 
      Date of Discharge
      31 Jan 1946
      Rank
      Private 
      Posting at Discharge
      2/29 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION 
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry
      None for display
      Prisoner of War
      Yes 


      THE HERALD-SUN - APR 1997
      DEATH - HEARD - William Robert - aged 79 years. Bill thank you for our 50 years that we had together. I will love you always. Your loving wife Jean (Jenny).
      Rest in peace.

      HEARD - William Robert - aged 79 years. Dad you were always so proud of your three sons and made many sacrifices for us. Thank you for your love and support. We will always remember you. Your loving sons, Robert, Charles and Keith. Your daughter-in-laws, Marieta and Mara. Grandchildren, Stephanie, Adan, Alison and Adrian.
      Rest in peace.

      HEARD W R VX65606 2/9 BTN (Ex Pow). Esteemed member "Bluey".

      HEARD - Bill (Bluey) - The Gibbs family and Hazel and Tommy.

    Died:
    • THE HERALD-SUN - APR 1997
      DEATH - HEARD - William Robert - aged 79 years. Bill thank you for our 50 years that we had together. I will love you always.
      Your loving wife Jean (Jenny).
      Rest in peace.
      HEARD - William Robert - aged 79 years. Dad you were always so proud of your three sons and made many sacrifices for us. Thank you for your love and support. We will
      slways remember you. Your loving sons, Robert, Charles and Keith. Your daughter-in-laws, Marieta and Mara. Grandchildren, Stephanie, Adan, Alison and Adrian.
      Rest in peace.
      HEARD W R VX65606 2/9 BTN (Ex Pow). Esteemed member "Bluey".
      HEARD - Bill (Bluey) - The Gibbs family and Hazel and Tommy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vic BDM'S, Great War Index, Victoria, 1914-1920, 29996/1917.

    2. [S30] National Archives.

    3. [S153] Fawkner Memorial Park, 4th Ave Wall Niches (North Side) Section 2 Compartment T Niche 62.

    4. [S4] Vic BDM'S, Edwardian Index, Victoria, 1902-1913, 5158/1909.