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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ron" Ronald Albert NEWBEY

Born 19 December 1908 in Albany, Western Australia [16]
Son of William Alfred and Ellen Graham NEWBEY [P153]
Appointed representative for International Harvester in Dalwallinu in 1937 [P153]
Married "May" Ada May MCDONALD on 17 September 1938 in Bassendean WA [P153]
Transferred to Carnamah in later 1938 [P153]
Representative in Carnamah for International Harvester 1938-1942 [P153]
Resided in the second last house on the southerly end of Yarra St in Carnamah 1937-1941 [P153]
Member of the Carnamah Unit of the Home Guard [0: image 02967]
Played for the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1940 - played for Carnamah Reds [4: 9-Mar-1940]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1941 [0: image 03995]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1941 [0: image 03995]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund in 1941 [0: image 04014]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1941 [58]
Member of the Bowling Club that played at H. H. CHAPPEL's Marathon Farm in Winchester in 1941 [4: 29-Mar-1941]
Member of the Carnamah Volunteer Defence Corps in 1941 [4: 29-Mar-1941]
During his time in Carnamah was telephone number Carnamah-4 [60]
Was the recipient of a farewell evening at the Carnamah Hotel on 3 February 1942[0: image 02964]
Left Carnamah on 4 February 1942 [0: image 02967]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Bassendean prior to enlisting for service in the Australian Army on 18 February 1943 [16]
Sergeant WX37636 in Australian Army's W Australian Area Workshop during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 16 November 1945 [16]
Resided of late in the southern coastal Perth suburb of Safety Bay [2]
Father of Lorraine [P153]
Died 16 October 1994; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth (Sir T. Meagher Gardens, Lawn 5C, Rose Memorial, AK, 17) [2]


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




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