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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Eric Bruce YELLAND

Born 13 March 1914 in Guildford, Western Australia [16]
Son of Arthur Ebenezer YELLAND and Pearl Priscilla MARTIN [50] [66]
In 1936 he was working as a Labourer and living with his parents 7 First Avenue in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [50]
Married (1) Winifred N. MCDONALD in Perth in 1939 [84]
Truck Driver for the Shell Oil Company in Carnamah in 1940 and 1941 [19] [0: image 03942]
Resided as a permanent boarder at the Carnamah Hotel at 22 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [P283]
Travelled to Perth in November 1940 and disposed of his Harley and its side-car and purchased a small car [0: image 03942]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1941 [0: image 03991]
Member of the Carnamah Volunteer Defence Corps in 1941 [4: 29-Mar-1941]
Resided in Geraldton prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 17 January 1942 [16]
Private W42796 in the Australian Army's Bulk Issue Petrol and Oil Depot during the Second World War [16]
Married (2) Gwendoline Theresa LOCKYER [84]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Joondanna [2]
Father of Keith and Margaret [84]
Died 12 July 1984; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (EC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 14, 249) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eric Bruce Yelland' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/eric-bruce-yelland [reference list]




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