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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Alfred Samuel BROAD

Born 20 February 1891 in Staplehurst, Kent, England [16]
Son of William BROAD and Elizabeth WIMBLE [20] [21]
He was one of eight children with siblings Clara, Sarah, George, Ellen, William, Louie and Evelyn [20]
Resided with his parents and siblings in Staplehurst, Kent, England where his father worked as a farmhand and carter [20]
His mother passed away at the age of 38 years in 1893 [21]
In 1901 he was living with his father and siblings at Reed Court Cottages in Marden, Kent, England [20]
Departed London, England on the steamship Hobsons Bay on 23 November 1923 bound for Fremantle, Western Australia [203]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Carlisle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 2 April 1941 [16]
Private W25456 in the Australian Army's 5th Garrison Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 10 October 1941 [16]
Farmhand for Charles C. BOTHE on Glenfield Farm in Coorow, Western Australia 1950-1952 [19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [16]
Died 29 October 1977; ashes scattered to the wind at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alfred Samuel Broad' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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