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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Rob" Robert Donald SHEARER

Born 27 February 1912 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland [16]
Railway Fettler in Three Springs in 1937-1938 [19] [50]
     Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1937 [5: 14-May-1937, 11-Jun-1937]
Labourer in Yandanooka in 1939 [50]
Railway Repairer in Winchester in 1940 and 1941 [6] [16] [19] [0: image 04119]
     Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1940 [0: images 03885, 03967]
Resided in Winchester until enlisting in the Australian Army on 9 April 1941[16]
     Private WX11649 in the Australian Army's 2/11 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
     His next of kin during his time in the Army was Isobella HENRY [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 18 December 1945 [16]
Married Agnes Carson Clelland PATERSON in 1950 [66]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Armadale [2]
Died 27 May 2007; ashes scattered Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Lakes C, Rose Memorial, BP 33, 37) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Donald Shearer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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