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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Thomas Kevin SHEAHAN

Born 13 January 1923 in Dongara, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Ted" / "Edward" Edmund SHEAHAN and Esther O'HARA [P2]
Resided with his parents on farmland on the Dudawa Estate in Dudawa, East Arrino and later in the Three Springs townsite [P2]
Began his schooling on 4 June 1929 at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Won a 2nd prize for Mapping in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 17 September 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Resided in Northam prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 23 November 1942[16]
Sergeant WX35365 in the Australian Army's 69 Australian Ack & Searchlight Battery during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 1 April 1946 [16]
Married Edith Jean COLE in 1946 [66]
In 1949 he was working as a Technician and living at 86A First Avenue in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [50]
Technician of 111 Davies Road in the Perth suburb of Claremont in 1954 [50]


From The West Australian newspaper, Thursday 18 January 1923:
"Births - SHEAHAN - on January 13, at Dongara, to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sheahan, of Arrino - a son (Thomas Kevin). Both well."


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




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