William Henry John Slowgrove


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1956 1962

Family background

William Henry John Slowgrove was born at Waterloo, Sydney on 21 December 1920. In 1942 at St Peters, Sydney, William John Henry [sic] Slowgrove married Gwendoline Merle McDonald.

Occupation & interests

William Henry John Slowgrove was living at Alexandria when he enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 15 September1942. He was a Leading Aircraftman with the 2nd Flying Boat Maintenance Unit before his discharge on 8 November 1945.

Local government service

William Slowgrove was elected Alderman for City Ward, 1 December 1956 to 4 December 1959 and for Northcott Ward, 5 December 1959 to 30 November 1962. He was a member of the Works Committee and the Health and Recreations Committee from 1957 to 1962. Slowgrove represented the Democratic Labor Party (DLP).


Australian War Memorial www.awm.gov.au

City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files

National Archives of Australia www.naa.gov.au




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