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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George Robert Alexander MCALPINE

Born 6 September 1903 in Romey, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of William Alexander MCALPINE and Charlotte Idris OWEN [54]
Farmer in Latham, Western Australia [50]
Married Rosemary Quita ILBERI-WOODHEAD in Perth in 1933 [66]
One of three farmers who wrote to the Carnamah District Road Board in 1936 conditionally agreeing to a road closure [5: 24-Dec-1936]
     He agreed to the closure of the road that cut the corner of Victoria Location 8671 and went through Victoria Location 8187 [5]
     He agreed subject to a new road being made along the south of Location 8671 and continuing along the west of Location 8187 [5]
     It was then to go east and north to connect to the road to Maya, and the old road to stay open until the new one was cleared [5]
Private W75498 in Wubin's Australian Army Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Kelmscott [2]
Died 1 September 1980; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, LD, 339)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Robert Alexander McAlpine' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/george-robert-alexander-mcalpine [reference list]




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