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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Ernest Geoffrey ALEXANDER

Born 28 February 1923 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England [16]
Son of Louis ALEXANDER and Hilda HOYLE [16] [63]
Departed Tilbury, England with his parents on the Baradine and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 10 October 1927 [63]
Resided with his parents in Carnamah 1928-1932 [19]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Nedlands prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 12 December 1942 [16]
Corporal WX35954 in the Australian Army's 17 Ordnance Depot during the Second World War [16]
Married Joyce Winifred SMITH in Perth in 1944 [66]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 17 January 1946 [16]
In 1950, when his daughter Margaret was baptised, he was living at 70 Hamersley Road in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [84]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Hamersley [2]
Died 9 May 1981; ashes interred Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in the Perth suburb of Padbury (Cassia Court, Ground Niche, 70) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Geoffrey Alexander' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ernest-geoffrey-alexander [sources]




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