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Life Summary

Name Alfred Wernam Canning

21 February, 1860
Campbellfield, Victoria, Australia


22 May, 1936 (aged 76)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Occupation *
  • public servant (1875-1893) New South Wales, Australia
  • surveyor (1875-1893) New South Wales, Australia
  • public servant (1893-1923) Western Australia, Australia
  • surveyor (1893-1929) Western Australia, Australia
  • explorer (1906-1910) Western Australia, Australia
  • explorer (1929-1929) Western Australia, Australia

* Dates are approximate