Further to my last message about Irene and husband Henry being in Tailem Bend in SA this birth notice could be a solid lead:
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The Advertiser, Friday 28 September 1951
UPTON. — To Irene and Harry, of Tailem Bend — a son.
he Advertiser, Tuesday 6 January 1953
UPTON. - To Irene and Harry, at Tailem Bend Hospital, January 1 - a son.
This is the memorial notice
WASS: In fond and loving memory of my dear dad, E. John. who passed away June 4, 1948, at Geraldton.
Inserted by his ever-loving daughter, Irene, Tailem Bend, S.A.