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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


John Raglan SHEPPARD

Born 25 July 1915 in Arrino, Western Australia [15] [16]
Son of "Jack" John Richard SHEPPARD and "Meg" Margaret NAIRN [332]
Great Grandson of Carnamah pioneers James & Sarah NAIRN and Coorow pioneers William & Sarah LONG [P3]
Resided with his parents on Redbank Farm in Dudawa, East Arrino [19]
He and his sister Jean were baptised by Rev. Ernest GILL, the Church of England rector in Dongara, on 14 April 1917 [332]
Farmhand and later Farmer in Arrino 1938-1962 [19]
Member of the Arrino tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 22-May-1936]
Attended the demonstration of the 1936 Massey Harris 25-40 tractor on J. K. HEBITON's farm in TS on 22 August 1936 [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Married Doreen Phyllis May WOLTER in 1939 [66]
Private W71879 in Arrino's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Later resided in the Perth hills suburb of Stoneville [2]
Died 23 July 1997; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Raglan Sheppard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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