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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Alaric John PARKER

Born 31 December 1922 in South Perth, Western Australia [P6]
Son of "Lou" Louis Patrick PARKER and "Ettie" Mary Helena FLYNN [P6]
Resided with parents at 5 Macpherson Street, Carnamah 1921-1937 [P6]
Student at the Carnamah State School [P6]
Attended the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball as an "Early Victorian" on Saturday 15 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
Attended the 1929 Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball with his sister Mignonne, dressed as "Early Victorians" [4: 13-Jul-1929]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Carnamah on 18 August 1932 dressed as "John Bull" [5: 26-Aug-1932]
Won a 3rd prize for Handwork at the Carnamah Agricultural Show at Centenary Park on 6 September 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Received a 2nd prize for Woodwork at the Carnamah Agricultural Show held on Thursday 20 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Came 2nd in the 13 years Boys Running Race at the Combined School Sports in Carnamah on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 as an "Egyptian" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
As an Egyptian Couple himself and his sister received the prize for Best Dressed Couple at the 1935 Children's Fancy Dress Ball [5]
In 1935 and/or 1936 delivered milk to customers in the Carnamah townsite for "Charlie"  Carl F. W. KROSCHEL [P6]
Also worked for Richard A. PIKE in the office of The North Midland Times newspaper at 13 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [P6]
Won the Special Prize for Best Model in Wood in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social including three plays at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
He was among those from Carnamah who travelled to Perth in early October 1936 to attend the Royal Show [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1936 [5: 30-Oct-1936]
Along with his parents and sister Mignonne left Carnamah and shifted to Perth on Friday 29 January 1937 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force in Perth on 28 April 1941 [16]
Warrant Officer 406967 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 8 Communications Unit during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 16 May 1946 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Willagee [2]
Died 5 October 2010; buried Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (General Lawn, Lawn P, 1123) [2]


From The West Australian newspaper, Wednesday 4 January 1922:
"Births - PARKER - On December 31, at Te-Whare, 22 Bowman-Street, South Perth, to Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Parker, of Carnamah - a son (Alaric). Mother and child well."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alaric John Parker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 28 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/alaric-john-parker [sources]




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