COLQUHOUN, WES & FAMILY
Told by Doug Colquhoun and Graham Kraft 2017
Bill Colquhuon serving customers in the shop
Colquhoun family and Wes
00.37 Family Background
07.32 Butcher shop in Drouin, bakery next door.
10.40 Wes designed bakery oven.
12.08 Abattoir in Binbeal Rd.
23.00 Standing of parents in community.
25.10 Friendship with Ben Sinnamon leads to marriage with Bens’ sister.
31.20 Effects of war, PTSD.
38.28 Butcher shop sold.
Wes’s community achievements:
39.40 Dog problems.
41.55 Drouin swimming pool.
44.06 Badminton centre.
45.48 Golf course.
47.21 Sewerage farm.
49.00 Geoff Cornish and displaced persons.
51.05 JP – general strike at Drouin Butter Factory.
Wes at War
0.10 Enlistment in RAAF.
0.45 Training in Canada.
1.15 To England, joins Lancaster crew.
1.30 Plane crash.
4.55 Records never to be released - code work?
5.50 Graeme Kraft's memories.
Wartime Dance, 1944 Wes Colquhuon and Fred Phair
Doug Colquhoun Graham Kraft