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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Leo Colin Campbell ALLAN

Born 2 July 1893 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia [P364]
Son of John ALLAN and Elizabeth Ann HOLLOW [15]
Farmer in Perenjori, Western Australia 1914-1916 [19]
Farmer in Bunjil, Western Australia 1917-1927 [19]
His parents, of Glencoe Farm in Bunjil, died in 1918 and 1922 and were buried at the Perenjori Cemetery [39: 31-Jul-1928, 26-Oct-1922] [233]
Exhibited and won six prizes in the stock section of the 2nd Annual Agricultural Show in Perenjori on Friday 27 September 1918 [86]
     His horse Koojar won 1st prize for Stallion and his horses Molly and Lady respectively won 1st and 2nd for Yearling [86: 5-Oct-1918]
     Won 1st prizes for Sulky Turnout and Team of Four Harnessed Horses while his horse Dolly won 2nd prize for Mare and Foal [86]
Member of the Perenjori Repatriation Committee in 1919 [86: 2-Sep-1919]
He owned a Chevrolet car or truck registered with the Perenjori-Morawa Road Board with licence plate PM-1 in 1922-23 [325]
In 1922 he became a member of the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia (R.A.C.) [408: 17-Mar-1922]
Farmer in Carnamah 1945-1947 [6]
     He was the Farm Manager of the Inering Homestead Farm in Carnamah for Bedwell, Ludeman & McIntosh [P61] [P364]
     Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1945-1947 [5: 15-Jun-1945, 26-Apr-1946, 25-Apr-1947]
     He was the Carnamah Football Club's Treasurer in 1945, Vice President in 1946 and 1947, and First Aid Official in 1947 [5]
     Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946 [13]
Later worked as a Stockman for S. Arnold RUDDUCK on Koobabbie Farm in Waddy Forest [P364]
He passed away at the age of 68 years at two in the afternoon on Koobabbie Farm [P364]
Died 18 August 1961 [P364]; buried at the Three Springs General Cemetery in Three Springs (Roman Catholic, Row 3, Plot 91) [24]
Leo is the seated man in the middle of the photograph, which had belonged to him, courtesy of the RUDDUCK family [P364]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leo Colin Campbell Allan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2024 from [reference list]

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