George Walker Beales
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|Date of Birth||Not known|
|Age at Death||80 years|
|Transcription||In Loving Memory of George Walker Beales Born Died 16/09/1983 Aged 80 Years|
|Burial Date||16 September 1983|
George was born in Nottingham and emigrated at age 20 to Australia with his parents and siblings aboard the SS Largs Bay, arriving in Fremantle on 22 Mar 1923. He had settled in Roleystone, by the age of 21. His middle name of 'Walker' was in honour of his paternal grandmother, Eliza Aitken Beales (nee Walker).
Married Delores Canaletich of Roleystone on 15 March, 1926. . Delores died on 6 Sep 1989 aged 81 in Armadale. The couple had three children including sons Brian (1926 - 2014) and Arthur Geoffrey (1930 - 2017).
George was a founding member, and first President, of the Roleystone-Karragullen Cricket Club, suggesting the formation of the club in March 1950 and providing £12 in funding to go towards equipment.
Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1943 at 'Keithfield' Orchard, Roleystone, orchardist
Discharged 20 Jun 1944.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1958 at 'Keithfield' Orchard, Roleystone; 1963 - 1980 at 3106 Albany highway, Armadale, retired