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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Don" Donald MACQUEEN

Born 7 May 1921 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Had resided in Bunjil prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 20 March 1941[16]
Leading Aircraftman 38248 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 3 Mobile Works Squadron during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 31 January 1945 [16]
Farmhand in Bunjil in 1946 [61]
After the war obtained farmland on the Waddi Estate through the War Service Land Settlement Scheme [61]
Farmer on a portion of the Waddi Estate near Carnamah [61]
Owner of a Ford wagon in 1954 however was fined £3 after he drove it in Macpherson Street, Carnamah without number plates [22]
His farm was later share-farmed by John DRING [P277]
Farmhand in Caron in 1962 [22] and later resided in Geraldton [2]
Died 10 September 1969; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Roman Catholic, PD, 222) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Donald MacQueen' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 12 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/donald-macqueen  [ sources ]




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