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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Harold OWEN

Born 27 May 1895 in Bedford, England [16]
Married Ada Florence ADAMS in 1919 in London, England [21]
Departed London, England with his wife and son on the steamship Euripides for Albany, Western Australia on 11 March 1921 [203]
Farmer on Group Settlement 27 at Kalgup near Busselton 1924-1926 [6] [50]
Farmhand in Carnamah 1927-1929 [19]
He and his family were living in Broomehill in 1931 [84]
Railway Repairer for the Western Australian Government Railways from 18 March 1935 [389]
     He worked in Bowelling 1935-1937, in Wongan Hills 1937-1940 and Wooroloo in 1940 and 1941 [389]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 24 October 1940 [16]
     Private W26283 in the Australian Army's 11th Infantry Camp Guard Company during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 7 April 1941 [16] at his own request [389]
Resumed his employment with the Western Australian Government Railway on 8 April 1941 [389]
     Railway Repairer in Bellevue in 1941 and 1942 and in Waroona from 1942 to 1944 [389]
     In 1941 he was living at 52 North Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [39: 9-Jul-1941]
     He resigned from the Western Australian Government Railways, on account of ill-health, on 29 January 1944 [389]
His first wife Ada passed away in Perth at the age of 41 years on 8 July 1941 [39: 9-Jul-1941]
Married (2) Lily Florence FORD in 1942 [66]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Morley [2]
Father of Harold, Joyce, Keith, Doris, Iris, Nellie, Shirley, Frances, Beatrice and Kevin [39: 9-Jul-1941]
Died 21 September 1986; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (VC Section, Niche Wall, W6, 10) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Harold Owen' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/harold-owen-1 [sources]




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