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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alice ROBINSON / DELANEY / LEGGETT

Born 1874 in Northampton, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of George ROBINSON and Mary Ann MCLOCHLIN [15]
Married (1) Patrick DELANEY in Geraldton in 1896 [15]
Their sons George Patrick and James Edward passed away in 1898 and 1901 at the respective ages of five and six months [15]
By 1916 she was living with Charles LEGGETT and going by the name of Mrs Alice LEGGETT [19]
Her son William DELANEY served with the 28th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force in France during the First World War [30]
When William, her only surviving child, enlisted in the A.I.F. in early 1916 she was living in the Perth suburb of South Fremantle [30]
She and Charles LEGGETT resided in Winchester from as early as August 1916 until July 1917 [19] [30: item 3498588]
Resided at 233 Aberdeen Street in Perth from July 1917 to January 1918 [30]
Resided at 7 Melrose Street in the Perth suburb of Leederville from January to February 1918 [30]
Resided on Muralgarra Station near Wagga Wagga Siding on the Cue railway line from February to September 1918 [30]
Resided at 814 Wellington Street in West Perth in September 1918 [30]
Resided at 47 Melbourne Road in Perth from October 1918 [30]
By March 1919 was once again living on Muralgarra Station near Wagga Wagga Siding on the Cue railway line [30]
During the First World War she was extremely anxious about her son's condition after he said in a letter that he had been gassed [30]
She wrote numerous letters to Base Records of the A.I.F. inquiring about her son and when he would be returning to Australia [30]
In 1936 she and Charles LEGGETT were living at 62 Wray Avenue in the Perth suburb of Fremantle [50]
Married (2) Charles LEGGETT in 1940 [66]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of East Fremantle [2]
Died 29 November 1951; buried Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Roman Catholic, C4, 171) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alice Robinson / Delaney / Leggett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/alice-robinson [sources]




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