Clarrie Dawes WW2 Veteran: 14YO “Mum I have a job and I’m on my way”

Part 1.   1938 Thevenard, near Ceduna.   14 year old Clarrie had a yearning to join the Navy as soon as he was old enough. He was sweeping grain spilled from wheat bags being unloaded from a little ship called the Coorabie, and was offered the job of deck boy aboard. Clarrie had no idea what … Continue reading Clarrie Dawes WW2 Veteran: 14YO “Mum I have a job and I’m on my way”