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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bobbie" Robert David BRAYSHAW

Born 28 October 1917 in Ararat, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of John Richman BRAYSHAW and Mary Isabella SPIERS [54]
Resided with his mother and brother Ken in Carnamah, Western Australia [5]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1932-33 and 1934-35 [4: 4-Mar-1933, 19-Jan-1935]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1933-34 [5: 3-Nov-1933, 6-Apr-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 September 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
On Saturday 24 February 1934 attended the Dance at the Carnamah Hall conducted by the Carnamah Toc H [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance, which was held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 April 1934 [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended Emily H. TURNER's 21st Birthday at Karragee Farm in Carnamah on Tuesday 8 May 1934 [5: 11-May-1934]
On Saturday 12 May 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball at the Carnamah Hall [5: 18-May-1934]
Won the bridge competition at the Bridge Party held at the Carnamah Hostel on Wednesday 20 June 1934 [5: 22-Jun-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1934 and 1935 [5: 18-May-1934] [4: 1-Jun-1935]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on  Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Attended the Surprise Party given to John and Doris MCLEAN at their home in Carnamah on Wednesday 3 April 1935 [5: 5-Apr-1935]
Left the Carnamah district with his mother, brother and sister on Friday 31 May 1935 [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Travelled with his mother and siblings to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in early June 1935, where they joined his father [5: 7-Jun-1935]
Could be the R. BRAYSHAW, representative for John Darling & Son, who spent several weeks in Carnamah in 1936 [5: 8-May-1936]
Resided in Toorak, Victoria, Australia prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 23 February 1940 [16]
Staff Sergeant VX10465 in the Australian Army's A A S C 61 Div during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 10 October 1945 [16]
He had no children and suffered with multiple sclerosis for many years before his death [P368]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert David Brayshaw' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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