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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bill" William Robert GLOVER

Born 15 November 1909 in Belfast, Ireland [P63]
Son of William GLOVER and Margaret MACHINNEY [P63]
Worked in shipyards in Belfast, Ireland [P63]
Arrived in Albany, Western Australia on the Europodese on 1 April 1925 though a Salvation Army Scheme [P63]
Worked on farms in the Dumbleyung area before managing a Mrs KELLY's farm in Dumbleyung [P63]
Married Hilda Christina KERR on 10 July 1939 [P63]
Shifted to Watheroo where he was initially a farmhand and then an employee of Co-operative Bulk Handling (CBH) [P63]
In mid 1943 shifted from Watheroo to Coorow, where he worked as a Bin Attendant for CBH [P63]
Resided in Coorow for over 55 years - initially at Lot 83 Bristol Street and later at Lot 49 Commercial Street [P63]
CBH Bin Attendant and later Supervisor in the North Midlands [P63]
Member of the Coorow Football Club [P63] - was their Gatekeeper in 1951 [0: image 04607]
Member of the Coorow Bowling Club [P63]
Left Coorow and shifted to Perth to be nearer his children a few years before his death [P63]
In 2002 he was living at the James Brown Hostel at 21/171 Albert Street in the Perth suburb of Osborne Park [90]
Father of Robert and Margaret [14]
Died 20 July 2002; ashes buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah, Western Australia (Row S, Plot 13) [14] [90]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Robert Glover' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/william-robert-glover [reference list]




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