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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837

James Ernest Henry WEST

James Ernest Henry WEST

Male 1916 - 2016  (100 years)

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  • Name James Ernest Henry WEST  [1
    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  [2
    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.  
    Residence 69 Old York Road in Greenmount WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1 Sep 2016  [2
    Person ID I-6835  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 

    Father Ruben 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 
    Note Two West siblings (Margaret & James) married two Forsyth siblings (Donald & Muriel). 
    +1. AD W
    +2. JA W
    +3. RG W
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 23:08:46 
    Family ID F-2223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. , Page 142 in Rachel's chapter.

    2. [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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