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c. 1970

A black and white photo in poor condition of Eileen Syred with permed grey hair, in a sitting position with hands clasped upon her lap.
She is dressed in a light patterned frock with a clasp at the neckline and is wearing dark rimmed spectacles.

Historical information

Ruth Eileen Strahan was born on June 18 1900, in Toodyay, Western Australia.
She married George Syred in 1926 when he was aged 62.
Ruth died in 1979.



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5.5000 cm
Height or length
7.4000 cm
c. 1970
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Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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