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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George Henry LOW

Born 5 March 1925 in Carlisle, Western Australia [16]
Resided in Geraldton prior to being transferred to Carnamah around November 1941[0: image 04031]
Employee of the Vacuum Oil Company depot in Carnamah from November 1941 to March 1943 [0: images 02973, 04031 & 04214]
For a time also worked doing the night shift from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. at the Carnamah Telephone Exchange [P167]
He would sleep on a folder bed at the Carnamah Post Office and was woken by a buzzer if there was a phone call to connect [P4]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1941 [0: image 04039]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1941 [0: image 04060]
Left Carnamah on 16 March 1943 to spend a short holiday with his parents in Geraldton [0: image 04214]
Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 27 March 1942 [16]
Leading Aircraftman 83066 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 79 Operational Base Unit during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 6 March 1946 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bedford [2]
Died 1 April 1975; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (EC Section, Ground Niche, A, 8) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Henry Low' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 17 January 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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