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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Keith" Reuben Keith BLAKISTON

Born 3 January 1921 in Geraldton, Western Australia [16]
Son of Reuben James BLAKISTON and Lily Jane BUNTER [39: 18-Jun=1936] [66]
Resided with his parents in Yandanooka [50]
Resided in Three Springs prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 13 July 1942 [16]
A Social & Dance was held in Three Springs in honour of he and five other local soldiers on Monday 20 September 1943 [4]
     He was unable to attend the Social & Dance, however received a cheque for £3 from the Younger Set of the C.W.A. [4: 25-Sep-1943]
Private WX28310 in the Australian Army's 4 Australian Ordnance Vehicle Park during the Second World [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 7 December 1945 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Guildford [2]
Died 7 July 2006; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Sir T. Meagher Gardens, Lawn 5C, Ground Niche, X, 15) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Reuben Keith Blakiston' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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