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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Darkie" / "Mervyn" Bertram Richard Mervyn FRANKLIN

Born 3 May 1914 in Bunbury, Western Australia [16]
Resided in Bruce Rock prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) on 21 May 1941 [16]
     While based with the R.A.A.F. in Geraldton he married Hazel Lois NOTTLE on 26 July 1941 in Kweda [39: 12-Aug-1941]
     Leading Aircraftman 38713 stationed at the Royal Australian Air Force's base at Pearce during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 29 November 1945 [16]
Resided in Carnamah from 1947 [53] until 1979 [3]
     Mechanic at Eric H. GURR's garage at 4 Macpherson Street, Carnamah in the 1940s [P4]
     Also employed by Eric GURR to drive his school bus to collect children from Winchester and Billeroo, East Winchester [P7]
     Linesman for PMG in Carnamah in the 1950s and 1960s [P4]
Resided in the stone premises at 27 Macpherson Street, Carnamah rented from Maurice S. B. AUNGER 1958-1961 [3]
     Resided at the stone house at 5 Macpherson Street, Carnamah rented from Eric H. GURR 1962-1968 [3]
     Resided in a house on Newman Street in Carnamah rented from the State Housing Commission 1968-1979 [3]
Owner of motor vehicle with licence plate CA-18 in 1952 [22]
Received electricity at his home from Carnamah firm Henry Parkin & Son; in 1952 electricity for the month of July cost £2.2.8 [53]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1952 [13]
Died 23 May 1996; buried at the Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia [26]
Also known as Mervyn Richard FRANKLIN [22]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Bertram Richard Mervyn Franklin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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