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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Wilfred Hermann BRIAND

Born 28 February 1907 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England [16] [21]
Prior to leaving England he worked as a Manufacturing Jeweller [203]
Departed London, England on the steamship Esperance Bay on and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 29 March 1928 [70]
Farmhand in the Coorow-Waddy Forest district of Western Australia 1928-1962 [19]
Attended the Coorow Golf Club's Opening Day for the 1936 season in Coorow on Sunday 17 May 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 3 & 24-Jul-1936, 23-Jul-1937]
He was among those from Waddy Forest who travelled to Perth for the Perth Royal Show in October 1936 [5: 16-Oct-1936]
Attended Albert E. MILES and Mary E. GREENWOOD's wedding breakfast at the Coorow Hotel on 18 August 1937 [5: 20-Aug-1937]
Resided in Coorow until enlisting in the Australian Army in Perth on 4 December 1940 [16]
Corporal WX9545 in the Australian Army's 8th Australian Advanced Workshop during the Second World War [16]
Married Eileen Margaret SMITH in Perth in 1941 [66]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 24 October 1945 and returned to Coorow[16] [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of North Beach [2]
Died 25 October 1999; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


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




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