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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bruce" Alfred Bruce FOGARTY

Born 2 June 1918 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Dick" Richard James Auchinleck FOGARTY and Ruth Henrietta NESBITT [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs, where his father worked as a Contractor [19]
Began his schooling in February 1924 at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Student at the Dominican Convent School until December 1924 and then attended the Three Springs State School [98]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on Friday 6 December 1929 as a "Jockey" [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Member of the Three Springs Boy Scouts in 1930 [4: 22-Nov-1930]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 as "Man Friday" [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Won 1st prize for Damper made by Boy Scout at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Also won 1st prize for Damper made and cooked in ash by Boy Scout at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Won a 2nd prize for Writing in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 13 September 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1934-35 and 1936-37 [5: 1-Feb-1935, 13-Nov-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club 1935-1937 [5: 24-May-1935, 22-May-1936, 14-May-1937]
Attended the Carnamah Girls Club's Masquerade Ball in Carnamah on 7 December 1935 as "Bon Rosa Cigars" [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 17-Jan-1936]
Won the 1½ mile Cycle Race at the Saint Patrick's Day Sports Meeting in Three Springs on Tuesday 17 March 1936 [5: 20-Mar-1936]
Part of the group who attended the Masquerade Ball in Carnamah on 5 December 1936 dressed as "Mickie & Minnie" [5: 11-Dec-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the Surprise Party for Miss Joyce E. BASTIAN at The Oaks Farm in Three Springs on 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Part of the impromptu band that led a procession to the opening of the Nurse's Quarters in Three Springs on 27 August 1937 [5:3-Sep-1937]
Resided in Three Springs until enlisting in the Australian Army on 9 September 1942 [16]
     He and five other local soldiers were honoured at a Social & Dance held in Three Springs on Monday 20 September 1943 [4]
      Following dancing and speeches he and the other five soldiers were presented with a cheques for £3 [4: 25-Sep-1943]
     Private WX32730 in the Australian Army's 2/48 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 1 November 1945 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Rivervale [2]
Died 25 March 1997; ashes interred at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in Perth (Bnaksia Court, Memorial Garden, G10B, 39) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alfred Bruce Fogarty' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/alfred-bruce-fogarty [sources]




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