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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Mary Rose BURNS / BIRCH

Born 6 April 1922 in Goroke, Victoria, Australia
Resided in Goroke prior to enlisting in the Australian Army in Melbourne on 1 April 1944
Corporal VF515621 in the Australian Women's Army Service during the Second World War
Discharged from the Australian Army on 10 January 1947
Resided on Myrtle Valley Farm in Maya [50] / Coorow [19]
Later resided in Perth suburb of South Perth [2]
Life Member of Como Bowling and Recreation Club [45]
Mother of Rodney and Malcolm [45]
Died 14 June 2015; ashes interred at the Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in the Perth suburb of Padbury (Cassis Crt, UW1, 3) [2]


From The West Australian newspaper, Friday 1 April 1949:
Engagement
"Mr and Mrs Barth Burns, of Goroke, Victoria, take pleasure in announcing the engagement of their second daughter, Mary Rose, of 8 Bay Road, Claremont, to Trevor W. Birch, of Myrtle Valley, Maya, eldest son of Mr and the late Mrs C. J. Birch of 16 Saladin Street, Swanbourne."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Mary Rose Burns / Birch' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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