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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Berb" Berback Gregory NAIRN

Born 10 August 1909 in Isseka, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Joe" Charles Joseph NAIRN and Mary Grace ANDREW [P3]
He was a grandson of Carnamah pioneer James NAIRN who established Noolooloo Station in what became the Carnamah district [P3]
Farmhand for his uncle "Harold" Charles Harold NAIRN on Lakeview Farm in Carnamah and Three Springs [P3]
Worked for his uncle during part of the 1920s and/or 1930s [P3]
Resided with his cousin Frank W. KENWORTHY in workmen's quarters on the Carnamah portion of Harold's Lakeview Farm [P3]
He and Frank had their meals with his uncle Harold and Harold's wife Eva [P3]
Resided in Northampton prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 17 May 1941[16]
Private WX13164 in the Australian Army's 7th Australian Ordnance Vehicle Park during the Second World War [16]
His next of kin during his Army service was his elder brother Howard [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 20 October 1944 [16]
Died 10 June 1968; buried at the Northampton Cemetery on Onslow Street in Northampton, Western Australia [169]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Berback Gregory Nairn' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 15 April 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/berback-gregory-nairn [sources]




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