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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Pat" / "Patsy" / "Patty" Patricia Mae MULLIGAN

Born 7 May 1923 in Northam, Western Australia [16] [25]
Daughter of "George" Wilfred George MULLIGAN and "Ess" Ester Florida NORTHEY [P217]
Student at the Winchester State School from 20 May 1929 to 19 December 1929 [25]
Attended the Dominican Ladies Convent in Dongara WA for some of 1930 [25]
Student at the Winchester State School from 27 May 1930 to 20 December 1935 [25]
Received a 1st prize for Needlework at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 7 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Also won a 1st prize for Needlework at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Herself and Kitty CHAPPEL organised a School Concert which was held at the Winchester State School on 5 July 1935 [5: 19-Jul-1935]
Best Girl Rider under 14 years in the Horses in Action section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 5 September 1935 [5]
     Also exhibited in the Educational section, winning three 1st prizes for Writing, Pencil Drawing and Needlework [5: 13-Sep-1935]
Runner-up Best Rider under 14 years in the Ring Events at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 12 September 1935 [5]
     Also exhibited in the Educational section, where she was awarded 1st prize for a Pencil Drawing [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Along with five others visited Three Springs on Thursday 17 October 1935 to sit for her scholarship examination [5: 18-Oct-1935]
     She was successful in winning one of the Education Department's  secondary school scholarships [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Competed in the tennis match between the girls of the Winchester and Carnamah state schools on 26 October 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 as "Cinderella" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Competed in the tennis match between the Billeroo-Winchester and Carnamah schools on Friday 8 November 1935 [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Performed in the Winchester State School's Concert at the Winchester School on Saturday evening 14 December 1935 [5]
     Recited "Barbara Frietchie" and during the presentations was awarded the scholarship she'd recently won [5: 20-Dec-1935]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
While holidaying in Perth in 1936 her mother made arrangements for her to attend Sacred Heart College [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Student at the Sacred Heart College in Perth in 1936 [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Attended the Show Ball after the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 10 September 1936 dressed in shell pink satin [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Arrived in Carnamah on Saturday 12 December 1936 to spend the summer holidays with her parents [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Returned to Perth by train on Friday 5 February 1937 to resume her studies at the Sacred Heart College [5: 12-Feb-1937]
Attended the Coronation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Wednesday 12 May 1937 dressed in apple green satin [5: 14-May-1937]
     The ball and its festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Spent her September 1937 school holidays in Carnamah with her parents [5: 10-Sep-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1938 [0: image 03717]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club [7: page 227]
Left the Carnamah district in 1939 and shifted with parents to a property in Kenwick [P217]
After an absence of a few years she shifted back to Carnamah on 17 February 1942[0: image 04075]
School Monitor at the Carnamah State School during some of 1942 [0: image 04075]
Enlisted in the Royal Australia Air Force on 14 July 1942 [16]
     Aircraftwomen 103114 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 4 Service Flying Training School during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 15 November 1944 [16]
Recommenced teaching at the Carnamah State School at the beginning of 1945 [0: image 04286]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Patricia Mae Mulligan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 October 2017 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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