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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ron" Ronald Llewellyn PETERS

Born 18 January 1917 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of George Edward PETERS and Charity Cassandra PHILLIPS [16] [19] [66]
Student at the Waddy Forest State School [P32]
Farmer with his father in Waddy Forest [19]
Member of the Coorow Rifle Club in 1936 [5: 27-Nov-1936]
Attended Albert E. MILES and Mary E. GREENWOOD's wedding breakfast at the Coorow Hotel on 18 August 1937 [5: 20-Aug-1937]
Member of the No. 2 Troop of the "C" Squadron of the motorised 25th Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment in 1939 [P15]
The No. 2 Troop was a local militia unit made of people from the North Midlands and trained in Carnamah once a fortnight [P15]
Resided in Waddy Forest until enlisting in the Australian Army on 22 January 1943 [16]
Corporal WX37252 in the Australian Army's Fremantle Fortress Company during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 17 April 1944 [16]
Married Reita May TRAINER in Perth in 1945 [66]
In 1954 his father's 1,948 acres of farmland in Waddy Forest and Winchester was transferred into his name [3]
     948 acres of the farm was Lot M1272 of Victoria Location 2023 in Waddy Forest [3]
     The farm's other 1,000 acres was Lot M1372 of Victoria Location 2023 in Winchester [3]
Employed the services of local builder E. Clive HUNTER to build him a house [P320]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [2]
Father of Margaret, Alan, Shirley and Sylvia [14]
Died 20 June 2000; buried Guildford Cemetery, Guildford, WA (Anglican, E, 32)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ronald Llewellyn Peters' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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