4 October 1914 – 29 July 1981
Born 4 February 1923

Origin Yeadon, Yorkshire, England
Accompanying Family Margaret Anne, George Ernest, Elizabeth Mary, Wendy Pamela, Heather & Carol Gail
Original Occupation Fitter & Turner
Occupation in Australia Factory Hand


Departure Port Southampton
Arrival Year 1966


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Ernest and Edith and six children came out to join their two older children who had migrated 2 years earlier. Our short time in Fremantle was marred by the fact that ten year old Wendy who had wonderful sea legs couldn't find her land legs and suffered terrible motion sickness.


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