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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George MURRAY

Born 1879 in Gingin, Western Australia [15]
Son of John MURRAY and "Fanny" Elizabeth Fanny GEE [15]
Married Amy HARRIS in 1899 in Gingin, Western Australia [15]
For a number of years he worked on the Midland Railway [19] [50]
Railway Labourer in Three Springs in 1903 [50]
With George BOOTH came 2nd in the 50 Yards Siamese Race at the Railway Picnic in Dongara on 25 April 1904 [39: 27-Apr-1904]
     The Railway Picnic was held annually by the workers of the Watheroo-Walkaway section of the Midland Railway line [39]
Railway Labourer in Carnamah 1904-1908 [19]
Railway Labourer in Gingin 1909-1936 [50]
His brother Aeneas served during the First World War and died in France of wounds received in action on 31 July 1918 [30: item 7989566]
Father of James Charles, George William Joseph, Cecil Willis [15], Amy Grace, Robert and Florrie [9: 27-Jan-1928] [138]
Died 17 March 1968; buried at the Gingin Cemetery in Gingin, Western Australia [138]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Murray' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/george-murray [reference list]




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