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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ken" Kenneth Frank BRAYSHAW

Born 15 September 1918 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of John Richman BRAYSHAW and Mary Isabella SPIERS [54]
Resided with his mother and brother Bobbie in the Carnamah, Western Australia [5]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Attended the Party held at the home of John and Doris MCLEAN in Carnamah on the night of Monday 9 July 1934 [5: 13-Jul-1934]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1934-35 - was Gent's B Grade Singles Champion [5: 1-Feb-1935, 5-Jul-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1934-35 [4: 22-Dec-1934] [5: 5-Apr-1935]
Attended the surprise 19th birthday party given to Miss Nan DAVISON in Carnamah on 10 February 1935 [5: 15-Feb-1935]
Left the Carnamah district with his mother, brother and married sister on Friday 31 May 1935 [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Travelled with his mother and siblings to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in early June 1935, where they joined his father [5: 7-Jun-1935]
They resided in Stawell, Victoria where he worked in a shop and later in the Melbourne suburb of Toorak [P368]
Resided in the Melbourne suburb of Toorak until enlisting in the Australian Army on 14 June 1940 [16]
Class 2 Warrant Officer VX24833 in the Australian Army's 2/11 Field Regiment during the Second World War [16]
Married Phyllis Jean GUY on 15 December 1943 at Our Lady of Victorious Catholic Church in Camberwell, Victoria, Australia [P368]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 5 October 1945 [16]
After the war resided for a while in the Melbourne suburb of South Yarra and then for many years in the suburb of Box Hill [P368]
Worked in retail all his working life including running an electrical retail business and a kitchen renovating consultation business [P368]
Father of Karyn, Robyn and Michele [P368]
Died 29 August 1995; cremated at Springvale Botanical Cemetery in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 31 August 1995 [131]
Ashes interred in rose garden at Springvale Botanical Cemetery (Gardenia, Garden 1, Bed 52, No. 69) [131]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Kenneth Frank Brayshaw ' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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