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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Alan William FARQUHAR

Born 25 April 1900 in Claremont, Western Australia [15] [16]
Son of Alexander William FARQUHAR and Flora Marie BLACHMANN [15]
Resided in Carnamah during the early 1930s [4: 29-Sep-1934]
In 1931 he gave his occupation as Salesman and his address as care of his brother-in-law Andrew S. CUMMING in Carnamah [50]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1930 and 1931 [4: 2-Aug-1930, 30-May-1931]
Played in the 1930 Premiership of the North Midlands Football Association in which Carnamah defeated Three Springs [4: 13-Sep-1930]
Attended the funeral of "Father of Carnamah" Donald MACPHERSON at the Winchester Cemetery on 14 August 1931 [4: 22-Aug-1931]
By 1934 he had left Carnamah and was living in Wiluna [4: 29-Sep-1934]
Visited Carnamah in September 1934 and stayed with his sister and brother-in-law Ella and Andrew S. CUMMING [4: 29-Sep-1934]
Resident in the Perth suburb of Subiaco prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 9 April 1941 [16]
Sergeant WX11523 in the Australian Army's 2/1 HQ Guard Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 3 January 1945 [16]
In 1949 he was living overseas in Malaya, now known as Malaysia [39: 23-Jul-1949]
Farmhand for Kenneth J. SIVYER on Highfields Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah in 1952 [19]
Later resided in Perth  [2]
Husband of Nancy [19]
Died 7 May 1988; buried at Midland Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Midland (General, D, 58) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alan William Farquhar' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2024 from [reference list]

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