EASTBURN Walter Douglas

Name Walter Douglas EASTBURN
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1912
Died 1992
Birth/ Baptism Born 9 January 1912, 30 Balfour Street, Launceston
Parents Douglas and Olive Eastburn (formerly Burr)
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
84 Charles Street, Launceston
16 The Quadrant, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse Jean Kathleen Eastburn
Other June 1946: W D Eastburn advertised his business relocation to Frank Simpson’s premises in The Quadrant, Launceston, and advised he would continue to serve F & W Stewart Pty Ltd with their watch repairs.

1960s: Member, Horological Guild of Australasia, Tasmanian Branch.

Early 1962: Smash-and-grab raid occurred on his business in The Quadrant.

June 1962: Completion of renovations on The Quadrant business premises – a significant change was Walter working at the bench toward the back of the shop instead of his well-known window seat where passers-by could see him at work.

Death 17 February 1992
The Australian Watchmaker, February 1962, June 1962.
TAHO: 90/255 Birth Launceston 1912.
Web: Findmypast: Australia Electoral Roll 1943; Ancestry: Australia Electoral Roll 1954; Launceston City Council, Carr Villa Cemetery 1992.
The Examiner (Launceston) 15 June 1946.