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James Ernest Henry WEST

James Ernest Henry WEST

Male 1916 - 2016  (100 years)

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  • Name James Ernest Henry WEST 
    Nickname Jim 
    Born 20 Feb 1916  Mt Lawley WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • BIRTH LOCATION; FAMILY MEMORY OF Dorothy Deane at interview on 23 Nov 16 to Researcher:Lorna McLean
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Jim joined the RAN in 1942 during WW2. He served overseas on escort duty with Eastern fleet based in Ceylon. He remained in the navy until 1946.
    (Jim was stationed at Flinders Naval Depot in Victoria - ref page 212 in Rachel's section of the original history) 
    Occupation Jim was District Superintendent of education. 
    Occupation Jim was the headmaster of schools in Nungarin, Cunderdin and York in WA. 
    Occupation Jim was the principal of the agricultural schools in Harvey and Narrogin. 
    Occupation 1977  Greenmount WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Formally Retired in 1977 but Dorothy Deane says he never really retired as was his love to share and tell people things. He wrote his own eulogy.  
    Died 1 Sep 2016  [1
    Person ID I-6845  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

    Father Unknown WEST,   b. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Relationship -2222 
    Mother Unknown UNKNOWN 
    Relationship -2222 
    Family ID F-2222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Muriel FORSYTH,   b. 2 Apr 1920, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Married 26 Feb 1944  North Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. AD W
    +2. JA W
    +3. RG W
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2017 03:22:33 
    Family ID F-2223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1916 - Mt Lawley WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Feb 1944 - North Perth WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Formally Retired in 1977 but Dorothy Deane says he never really retired as was his love to share and tell people things. He wrote his own eulogy. - 1977 - Greenmount WA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-50] FM Dorothy Forsyth nee Deane ID 6814-evidence pending, Lorna McLean interview , 3 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Advised by Dorothy Dearne; Jim died 4 months prior to his 100th birthday.
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