Harold Currie

Motor Mechanic

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1940 1944
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

Harold Henry Victor Currie was born on 8 April 1892 in Waterloo, NSW, son of Edward John Currie and Mary Ann Wallers. He married Elizabeth Ann Beatrice Argall (1902-1980) on 2 September 1922 in Sydney. Harold Currie died in Kogarah, NSW on 16 May 1962, aged 70 years, and he was buried in the Old Church of England Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He lived at 149 Phillip Street, Waterloo.

Occupation & interests

Currie was a motor mechanic.

Local government service

Harold Henry Currie was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1940-44. Three Waterloo Council aldermen were sacked in 1940: John Neilson, George Cohen and Ernest Navin. A by-election was held in May 1940. Richard B Chew, Harry V Currie  and James P Kinchington were elected in their place.


‘Three Waterloo Aldermen Sentenced to Gaol’, Truth, 3 March 1940, p. 19, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article169103449

The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1940, p. 11 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17674924


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