People Australia

  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Older articles are being reviewed with a view to bringing them into line with contemporary values but the original text will remain available for historical context.

Life Summary

Name William James Beadman
Born

5 March, 1918
Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia

Died

1 March, 2001 (aged 82)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Education *
Occupation *
  • bus driver (1934-1978) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • soldier (1941-1945) Federal, Australia
  • billiards player (1948-1981) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • heroic civilian (1964-1964) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Awards
Workplaces *

* Dates are approximate