Davison, John William

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Davison, John William

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  • Jack Davison

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1899 - 1975


John (Jack) Davison, born on 4 October 1899, joined the Amalgated Society of Engineers (UK) as an apprentice member on 19 June 1920, and became a full member on 8 Ocotober 1921. On 29 May 1928 he left England for Australia arriving in Sydney on 10 July 1928. On 19 July 1928 he joined the Amalgamated Engineering Union (Sydney 4th District Branch). In 1933 and 1934 he was Honorary Secretary of the Lidcombe Emergency Relief Workers (Sydney) and from October 1935 to November 1944 was Secretary of the AEU (Sydney 4th District Branch). From May 1941 to July 1945 Davison was referee to the Commonwealth Council of the AEU. On 20 March 1963 he retired and became Secretary of the AEU Retired Members' Association (Sydney District) from 1965 to 1974. Davison died on 27 May 1975.


England; Sydney

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Entered from deposit description on 31 August 2011




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