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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Earl Arch MURRAY

Born 28 August 1915 in Gingin, Western Australia [16]
Farmhand in Gingin in 1937 [50]
Resided in Winchester in 1940 [16]
     Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1940 [0: image 03939]
     Resided in Winchester until enlisting in the Australian Army on 4 December 1940 [16]
Private WX9619 in the Australian Army's 5 Reinforcements 2/28 during the Second World War [16]
     His next of kin during his time in the Army was George MURRAY [16]
     In September 1942 was mentioned in a list of casualties as "missing" [0: image 04149]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 31 August 1945; had been a Prisoner of War [16]
Labourer in Gingin in 1949 [50]
School Bus Driver in Gingin in 1954 [50]
Bus Driver in Moolianbeenie in 1958 and 1963 [50]
Worked as a Bus Driver and resided at 1 Crest Hill Road in Bindoon for at least the years 1968-1980 [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Yokine [2]
Died 19 May 2006; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Earl Arch Murray' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/earl-arch-murray [sources]




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