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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bert" Albert Oliver ATKINSON

Born 1926 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Son of "Bill" William ATKINSON and Winifred BRIMBLE [39: 25-Aug-1930]
His mother died in Geraldton in 1930 and in 1932 his father married Frances West WILLIN [39: 25-Aug-1930] [66]
Resided with his father and stepmother in Geraldton in 1933 and 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934] [39: 13-Sep-1933]
In March 1934 his father, who worked as a Linesman, was transferred from Geraldton to Carnamah [5: 30-Mar-1934]
Along with his stepmother and siblings arrived in Carnamah to join his father on the night of Tuesday 29 May 1934 [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Resided in Carnamah from 1934 to 1937 [5: 1-Jun-1934, 18-Jun-1937]
Student at the Carnamah State School in Carnamah [5: 3-Aug-1934, 9-Oct-1936] [97]
Won the Boys Rooster Hunt at the R.S.L. Sports Meeting at Centenary Park, Carnamah on Easter Monday 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Won the Special Prize for Cane & Raffia Work in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the inaugural Combined School Sports of the Carnamah Road Board District in Carnamah on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5]
     Competed successfully, winning both the 9 years Boys Running Race and the 8 and 9 years Boys Sack Race [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Won the 10 & 11 Years Boys Sack Race at the Inter-School at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 14 November 1936 as "Half & Half" [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Married Iris Jean SMITH in 1945 [66]
In 1949 he was working as a Mechanic and living 50 Saint Leonards Avenue in the Perth suburb of West Leederville [50]
Resided at 184 Jersey Street in the Perth suburb of Wembley for at least the years 1954-1977 [50]
By 1980 had shifted to 27 Leander Street in the Mandurah suburb of Falcon [50]
Later resided in the Mandurah suburb of Coodanup [2]
Father of Rodney [39: 12-Oct-1950]
Died 16 March 2010; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Albert Oliver Atkinson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 September 2021 from [sources]

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