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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Alan John ABERCROMBIE

Born 24 November 1911 in Fremantle, Western Australia [16]
Son of Alfred John George ABERCROMBIE and Lillian May TREZISE [39: 6-Mar-1936] [66]
School Teacher at the Yandanooka State School in Yandanooka in 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Transferred from the Yandanooka State School to the Billeroo State School in November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
School Teacher of the Billeroo State School in Billeroo, East Winchester in November and December 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935] [19]
Married Janet Sim HOWATSON of Yandanooka on 10 January 1936 at the Wesley Church in Fremantle [39: 6-Mar-1936]
Between 1946 and 1959 he taught at the Leederville West, Leederville and Mosman Park schools [73]
Enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy on 2 September 1939 and served as a Lieutenant-Commander during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Navy on 12 December 1945 [16]
Teacher at state schools in the Perth suburbs of Leederville West, Leederville and Mosman Park from 1946 to 1959 [73]
Deputy Principal of the Kensington State School in the Perth suburb of Kensington from 1960 to 1972 [73]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]
Died 6 September 1990; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (EC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 17, 181) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alan John Abercrombie' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/alan-john-abercrombie [sources]




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