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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"TJ" Trevor Wells BIRCH

Born 5 May 1922 in Adelaide, South Australia [55]
Son of Cyril James BIRCH and Myrtle Margaret THOMSON [55]
Resided in Maya, Western Australia prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force in Perth on 14 September 1941 [16]
     Warrant Officer 415298 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 114 Air Sea Rescue Flight during the Second World War [16]
     During the war he flew on catalinas, which were American-Canadian built flying boats [45]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 6 June 1946 [16]
Married Mary Rose BURNS [39: 1-Apr-1939] [50]
Farmer of Myrtle Valley Farm in Maya [50] / Coorow [19]
     Member of Coorow-Waddy Forest branch of the Farmers' Union in 1947 [5: 21-Mar-1947]
     Member of Waddy Forest Tennis Club in 1948 [5: 11-Nov-1948, 18-Nov-1948]
     He and his wife visited their aunt, Mrs E. RIGOLL of Jitarning, Narrogin, in February 1953 [416: 13-Feb-1953]
     Member of the Coorow Parents & Citizens Association - was President in the 1950s [P361]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of South Perth [2]
     Member of the Como Bowling Club [45]
     Member and Secretary of the Como Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League [45]
Husband of Mary [45]
Father of Rodney and Malcolm [45]
Died 24 April 2006; cremated at the Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Trevor Wells Birch' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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