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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Roy Alexander MELDRUM

Born 12 December 1906 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Son of Thomas MELDRUM [4: 17-Sep-1932]
Tally Clerk in Three Springs 1929-1931 [4] [19] [50]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Assisted in the running of the bakery at 21 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [P5]
He and his mother appear to have been the proprietors of the bakery, running it under the name of "A. & R. Meldrum" [59]
Member of the Carnamah Race Club - was Secretary in 1932 [5: 5-Aug-1932] [4: 17-Sep-1932]
During the first week of October 1932 travelled by car to Perth to attend the Perth Royal Show [5: 7 & 14-Oct-1932]
Attended the Farewell Evening for Three Springs pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Married Winifred Margaret VAUGHAN-BROWN in Perth in 1933 [66]
Resided in Footscray, Victoria, Australia prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 30 July 1940 [16]
Private VX43604 in the Australian Army's 3rd ENG T D until being discharged on 20 September 1940 [16]
Resided in Bondi, New South Wales, Australia prior to re-enlisting in the Australian Army on 15 August 1942 [16]
Sergeant NX108345 in the Australian Army Service Corps during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 3 December 1947 [16]
Later resided in Wyoming, New South Wales, Australia [289]
Died 6 October 1998 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia [289]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Roy Alexander Meldrum' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/roy-alexander-meldrum [reference list]




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