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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bill" William Joseph SIVYER

Born 10 November 1923 in Midland Junction, Western Australia [P162]
Son of "Joe" William Henry Ernest SIVYER and "Vera" Veronica GLENROY [P162]
Grew up in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction [P162]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 3 July 1942 [16]
Private WX25823 in the Australian Army's 2/3 Australian AA Regiment S/L Battery during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 12 June 1946 [16]
Himself and his wife Joy arrived in Carnamah in February 1947 [P162]
Farmhand for his brother "Ken" Kenneth J. SIVYER on Highlands Farm on the Inering Estate in Carnamah [P162]
They initially resided with his brother Ken, sister-in-law Edna and Edna's aunt Jane GRUNDY on Highlands Farm [226]
After a new house was built on Highlands Farm himself, his wife and their infant son resided in the old house [226]
Farmhand for Rex A. F. SOLLING on Coopooloo Farm in Winchester for seven years [P162]
Employee of local builder and contractor Charles J. DALLIMORE in Carnamah [P162]
Resided in stone premises known as Nind's Building at 27 Macpherson Street in the Carnamah townsite [P162]
Briefly resided in a rented house belonging to James K. FORRESTER and finally at 11 Robertson Street, Carnamah [P162]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club 1947-1952 [0: images 04454, 04501 & 04654]
Member of the Carnamah Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League 1948-1954 [52] [7: page 193]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1954 [0: image 04767]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1954 and 1955[58]
Member of the Carnamah Small Bore Rifle Club 1954-1958 [0: image 04732] [4: 3-Oct-1958]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1957 [13]
Obtained the telephone in 1959 - was telephone number Carnamah-86 [60]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
Resided at 11 Robertson Street, Carnamah until his death in 2001 [93]
Husband of Joyce [P162]
Father of Warran and Glenroy [P162]
Died 1 April 2001 [26]


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




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