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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bob" Robert McKinnon BUZACOTT

Born 6 November 1910 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [16]
Son of Herbert Stanley and Eva Annie BUZACOTT [2] [16]
Clerk for Elder Smith & Co Ltd in Kellerberrin in 1936 [50]
Representative for Elder Smith & Co Ltd in Carnamah 1938-1940 [6] [0: image 03042] [60]
Steward in Charge of the Wool section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show on 8 September 1938 [13]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1939 [0: image 03032]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1939 [13]
Spent his holidays over Christmas away from Carnamah, returning on 3 January 1940 [0: image 03035]
Relieving Manager filling in for Frank E. BROADHURST of Elder Smith & Co in Carnamah for some of the year 1940 [0: image 03057]
Enlisted in the Australian Army on 23 July 1940 [0: images 02930 & 03933] [16]
     Gunner WX5156 in the Australian Army's 2/3 Tank Attack Regiment during the Second World War [16]
     While serving in Libya he wrote a letter to Frank E. BROADHURST of Carnamah [0: image 03997]
     His name was among those in a list of casualties released in May 1941 [0: image 03997]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 16 November 1945 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Myaree [2]
Died 9 August 1993; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Rose Memorial, 9G, 13) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert McKinnon Buzacott' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 February 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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