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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Andy" Andra Thomas MCCRACKEN

Born 1900 in Wickepin, Western Australia [15]
Son of James Keith McCRACKAN and Rebecca NEWTON [15]
Worked for the West Talkies Touring company in 1934, and with them regularly visited Carnamah [5: 22-Jun-1934]
In those days the movies were silent and he used to play the piano through the film [43: OH2261/35]
His wife-to-be travelled from Three Springs to Perth for their wedding with her sister Janet and brother-in-law Ken M. MALEY [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Married Ada Ivy DRAGE of Northampton on Monday 2 July 1934 in Perth [5: 22-Jun-1934]
Died 13 April 1943; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (Perth War Cemetery, H, A016) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Andra Thomas McCracken' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/andra-thomas-mccracken [reference list]




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