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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bill" William Findley BAILLIE

Born 15 July 1920 in Bruce Rock, Western Australia [15] [16]
Son of William BAILLIE and Mary OSWALD [16] [50] [66]
Resided with his parents in Bruce Rock where her father worked as a Carrier [50]
Hairdresser in Carnamah in 1940 [6]
     Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1939-40 - played for Carnamah Reds [4: 9-Mar-1940]
     Spent his holidays in 1940 visiting his parents in Bruce Rock [0: image 03058]
Resided in Carnamah until enlisting for service in the Australian Army on 30 October 1940 [0: image 02930] [16]
     Private WX9294 in the Australian Army's 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion during the Second World War [0: image 02930] [16]
     Also in the 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion from Carnamah were Ken LALLY, Doug CARTER and Charlie JENNINGS [0: image 04003]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 31 January 1946[16]
Married Patricia May ROBINSON in 1947 [66]
Hairdresser in Bruce Rock in 1949 [50]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Wembley [2]
Died 28 April 1969; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, Niche Wall, WV, 134) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Findley Baillie' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 12 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/william-findley-baillie  [ sources ]




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