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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Marie" Agnes Marie BICKERS / PORTER

Born 11 September 1917 in Maylands, Western Australia [39: 24-Sep-1917]
Daughter of John BICKERS and Ruby Eileen WILLIAMS [P431]
Resided with her parents on Opawa Farm in Mingenew 1917-1919 [6] [50] and then on Lockier Farm in Mingenew in 1920 [19]
Resided with her parents on Boronga Farm in Caron, South Perenjori 1921-1942 [50]
Her parents celebrated her "coming of age" with a social and dance at the Caron Hall on 11 September 1938 [39: 21-Sep-1938]
Married Cyril William PORTER in Perth in 1942 [66]
Her husband enlisted in the Australian Army in 1943 and served with the 44 Australian Infantry Battalion in the Second World War [16]
During the war she resided at 5 Waugh Street in North Perth and at 45 Salisbury Street in the Perth suburb of Bayswater [50]
Resided with her husband, who worked as a labourer, on Thomas Street in Busselton for at least the years 1949-1980 [50]


From The West Australian newspaper, Monday 24 September 1917:
Births
"BICKERS - On September 11, at Nurse Street's Private Hospital, Ventnor, Caledonian-avenue, Maylands, the wife of T. Bickers, of Mingenew - a daughter. Both well."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Agnes Marie Bickers / Porter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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