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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Neil" Douglas Neil MCGREGOR

Born 14 November 1914 in Claremont, Western Australia [16]
Married Mary Muir SWINTON in 1937 [66]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 7 November 1939 [16]
Corporal WX486 in the Australian Army's 2/11 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 22 October 1945 [16]
Entered into the Presbyterian Ministry in 1963 and studied at the University of Western Australia and Perth Theological Hall [170]
Ordained as a Minister of the Presbyterian Church in 1967 [170]
Initially served for periods at Bassendean, Nollamarra and Kattanning [170]
Presbyterian Minister of the North Midlands 1970-1972 [170]
Resided in Carnamah however embraced other centres of the North Midlands including Coorow and Three Springs [170]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society -1971 [13]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1971 [7: page 234]
After leaving Carnamah served in the Mount Hawthorn-North Perth Parish until his retirement in 1981 [170]
Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Western Australia in 1976 [170]
After his retirement he agreed to temporarily serve the Central South Parish (Kondinin, Kulin, Hyden, Dudinin and Corrigin) [170]
Served the Central South Parish for three years and then returned to the Perth[170]
On their return to Perth himself and his wife Mary resided at the R.S.L. Flats in Mount Lawley [170]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley until his death in 1986 [2]
Passed away at the age of 71 years at the Repatriation Hospital [170]
Father of Keith [84]
Died 24 January 1986; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 2, Rose Memorial, GGB, 12) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Douglas Neil McGregor' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/douglas-neil-mcgregor [reference list]




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