RAMSAY Keith William

Name Keith William RAMSAY
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1918
Died 2004
Birth/ Baptism Born 20 January 1918, Melbourne, Victoria
Parents Kent Augustus and Eva Gertrude Ramsay (formerly Broadbent)
Apprenticeship Four and a half years: Clock and watchmaking apprenticeship with watchmaker Harold Gordon Drayton, State Electricity Buildings, Lonsdale Street, Dandenong.
Three years: Watchmaker on electrical time switches and allied mechanisms.
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Latrobe
Street Address
Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Marriage/Spouse 6 November 1943, St Clements Registry Office, Dundee, Scotland, to Corporal Marjorie Kinge (WAAF).
Other Other training/education: Junior Technical Certificate Standard, one-year fitting and turning, night classes.
Employment pre-enlistment: State Electricity Commission, Meter and Tests Department, Richmond.

1940-1946: World War II service, instrument maker, and repairer, Royal Australian Air Force.
1946: Wife Marjorie and one-year-old daughter Lesley Kaye travelled to Australia from England on the ship Rangitata.

By 1948: Opened business at Latrobe and advertised for a watchmaking apprentice.

September 1954: Mr William T Nichols purchased the Latrobe business.
Approx. 1960s: Mildura, Victoria.

Death March 2004, Repatriation Hospital, South Australia, formerly of Mildura and Cumberland Park.
Web: National Archives of Australia, World War II Military Service Record, Series A9301, Service No. 18874; Ancestry: Australia Electoral Rolls 1942-1967; United Kingdom Outward Passenger Lists 1946 (Marjorie & Lesley Kaye Ramsay); Ryerson Index, Death 2004.
Advocate 1 May 1948, 10 September 1954, 15 September 1954; Adelaide Advertiser March 2004.