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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bob" Robert BOWRAN

Born 13 May 1930 [P13]
Son of "Bob" Robert BOWRAN and "Glad" Gladys May ROWLAND [P203]
Resided with his parents on Yaruna Farm, Lot M1084 on the Carnamah-Bunjil Road, Carnamah [P203]
Educated at the Billeroo State School in Billeroo, East Winchester [P203]
Came 3rd in the 4 & 5 Years Boys Running Race at the Coronation Celebrations in Carnamah on 12 May 1937 [5: 14-May-1937]
     The festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Junior Member of the Carnamah Cycle Club in 1940 [0: image 03899]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1944 [0: image 04261]
After leaving school worked in Carnamah for the Midland Railway Company [P203]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1947 [0: image 04492]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1949 [7: page 197]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1955-1958 [13]
Married "Thea" Dorothea Jane ANDERSON [P13]
Later resided in Perth where he worked for Elder Smith & Company [P203]
Resident of Port Denizen WA in 1988 [2]
Father of William, Donald, Alan, Kathleen and Steven [P13] [P203]
Died 10 June 1988; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (FC, Ground Niche, A, 74) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Bowran' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 February 2024 from [reference list]

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