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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Peter O'Grady MCNAMARA

Born 25 December 1912 in Moora, Western Australia [16]
Son of Louis Charles MCNAMARA and Jemima FRASER [190]
His parents had resided on Mount Loftus Farm at Elsternwick in Moora [50], which they appear to have sold in 1909 [81: 27-Jun-1909]
Resided with his parents in Moora [50]
His mother died in Moora on 22 July 1918 aged 46 and was buried at the Moora Public Cemetery (Roman Catholic, Plot 33) [116]
Married Theresa Emily INGE in 1932 [66]
Railway Fettler in Winchester in 1937-1942 [6] [0: image 04083]
     Member of the Coorow Football Club in 1937 [5: 21-May-1937]
     Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1939 and 1940 [0: images 03885 & 03939]
Resided in Winchester until enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 9 April 1942 [16]
     Leading Aircraftman 80102 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 6 Communications Unit during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 17 December 1945 [16]
In 1949 he was working as a Supervisor and was living at 156 Sixth Avenue in the Perth suburb of Maylands [50]
Resided at 114 Ewen Street in the Perth suburb of Scarborough for at least the years 1958-1977 [50]
By 1980 himself and his wife were living at 41 Bashford Street in the coastal town of Jurien [50]
Resided in Jurien until his death at the age of 82 years in 1995 [116]
Father of Fay, Terence and Anthony [25]
Died 7 August 1995 in Jurien; buried Moora Public Cemetery, Moora WA (Roman Catholic, Plot 33) [116]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Peter O'Grady McNamara' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 April 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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