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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Charles Sylvester BUCKBY

Born 7 October 1902 in England [16]
Married Elsie Emily HOW in 1932 in Fremantle, Western Australia [66]
Along with his wife and children resided in Carnamah in 1942 [16] [57]
Private in the local Volunteer Defence Corps in 1942 [16]
Resided in Carnamah until enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 6 November 1942 [16]
Leading Aircraftman 82394 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 13th Squadron during the Second World War [16]
In January 1943 spent his leave in Carnamah with his wife and children [0: image 04193]
In later January 1943 his wife and children left Carnamah and shifted to Perth[0: image 04201]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 18 December 1945 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Died 13 November 1984; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (MC Section, Niche Wall, W1, 17) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Charles Sylvester Buckby' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 September 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/charles-sylvester-buckby [sources]




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