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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Irwin Alexander STEELE

Born 17 May 1906 in Cottesloe, Western Australia [16]
Son of John STEELE and Elizabeth RUSSELL [P140]
Married Merle Ida CRIDDLE in 1932 [66]
Shop Assistant in Yuna in 1933 [19]
Shop Assistant at Youanmi on the Murchison goldfields in 1936 [50]
Resided in Carnamah for twelve months over 1941 and 1942 [0: image 04125]
Private in Carnamah's local Volunteer Defence Corps in 1942 [16]
In July 1942 advertised in the North Midland Times that he had a Ford V8 Sedan car and Radiola Wireless radio for sale [0: image 04109]
Along with his wife left Carnamah on 1 August 1942 [0: image 04125]
Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 15 August 1942 [16]
Corporal 81686 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 20 Squadron during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 25 January 1946 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [2]
Died 19 March 1981; ashes scattered to the wind at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Irwin Alexander Steele' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/irwin-alexander-steele [sources]




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