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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Mick" Allan Edward MERRICK

Born 1906 [15]
He was living in or near Arrino as early as 1924 when he was a member of either the Arrino or Yandanooka Football Club [9: 11-Jul-1924]
Farmhand in Arrino 1927-1929 [19]
Member of the Arrino Football Club in 1926 [4: 14-Aug-1926]
Married (1) Eileen Cecilia ADAMS in 1931 [66]
When their son was born in late 1931 they were living in Walpole [39: 16-Nov-1931]
Labourer in Bodallin in 1934 [50]
Labourer in Moorine Rock in 1936 [50]
Both Bodallin and Moorine Rock are situated between Merredin and Southern Cross [P1]
He and his first wife had two children, "Jim" Allan James and "Patsy" [39: 16-Nov-1931, 17-Jul-1941]
They had moved to Kalgoorlie by 1937 when his first wife passed away at the age of 27 years [334: 16-Jul-1937]
Resided in Kalgoorlie until enlisting in the Australian Army in Northam on 11 November 1939 [16]
Sergeant WX774 in the Australian Army's 2/11 Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
In 1943 he was a Prisoner of War in Germany [39: 28-Oct-1943]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 3 August 1945 [16]
Married (2) Phyllis Jean HAVILA in 1946 [66]
Resided for many years at 43 Balfour Street in Kalgoorlie while working as a Miner, Grader Driver and again as a Miner [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Forrestfield [2]
Died 20 August 1995 [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Allan Edward Merrick' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from [reference list]

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