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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Ronald Walter YOUNG

Born 20 March 1910 in Norseman, Western Australia [16]
Farmer in Three Springs in 1932 and 1933 [19]
    His tractor backfired and started a fire which almost entirely destroyed his header in mid December 1933 [5: 22-Dec-1933]
Prospector in Mount Magnet in 1936 [50]
Married Lorna MULLINS in Perth in 1938 [66]
Resided in Mount Helena prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 16 March 1942 [16]
     Leading Aircraftman 46841 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 85 Squadron during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 4 December 1945 [16]
Storekeeper in Macpherson Street, Carnamah in 1946 and 1947 [13] [19]
     Proprietor of Young's Tea and Grill Rooms in Carnamah in 1946 and 1947 [0: image 04409] [60]
     Their tearooms were telephone number Carnamah-13 in 1946 and 1947 [0: image 04409] [60]
     Sold luncheons, suppers and grills at all hours as well as cool drinks, confectionary, small goods, fresh fruit and vegetables [13]
     Also catered for supper parties [0: image 04409]
     Advertised his business in The North Midland Times newspaper and in the schedule of the 1947 Carnamah Agricultural Show [5] [13]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946[13]
From 1955 to 1959, while living in Tammin, he held the lease for the 4,668 acre Victoria Location 10093 in West Carnamah [3]
     Victoria Location 10093 bounds the south side of the Carnamah-Eneabba Road and the north side of Dawson-Touche Road [60]
     His lease was cancelled on 6 March 1959 and Victoria Location 10093 was subsequently re-taken up by Oswald H. HEINRICH [3]
     Oswald H. HEINRICH had the property transformed from vacant land to farmland and named the property Kilkerran Farm [P77]
Later resided in Kellerberrin [2]
Died 24 January 1983; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (IC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 5, 33) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ronald Walter Young' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ronald-walter-young [reference list]




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