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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Allan Sydney MUMMERY

Born 27 December 1904 in Fremantle, Western Australia [16]
Son of Sydney Benjamin MUMMERY and Edith Mary Prince FREDERICK [2] [15]
In 1905 was living with his parents at 136 High Street in Fremantle where his father worked as a dentist [6]
He was a Dental Student in 1929 and was living with his parents at Avondale House on Windsor Road in East Fremantle [50]
Arrived in Carnamah in September 1929 after purchasing the local dentist surgery from Noel CROSSING [4: 21-Sep-1929] [39: 18-Aug-1929]
Dentist in Carnamah in 1929 [6] [4: 28-Sep-1929]
     On arrival he had plans to make fortnightly visits to Coorow and Three Springs to see patients [4: 21-Sep-1929]
     At the end of September 1929 he began seeing patients in Coorow on the first and third Friday of each month [4: 28-Sep-1929]
     From 19 October 1929 he changed his visits to Coorow to the first and third Saturday of each month [4: 2-Nov-1929]
     Commencing from Friday 22 November 1929 he saw patients in Perenjori every second Friday [4: 16-Nov-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Final Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday evening 22 August 1929 [4: 31-Aug-1929]
Attended the Card Evening held at the home of Mrs Johanna BERRIGAN in Carnamah on 12 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
He ran his dental practice in Carnamah until at least the end of December 1929 [4: 14-Dec-1929]
It's possible he sold his practice to Horace WILLIAMS, who commenced as a dentist in Carnamah in mid January 1930 [4: 18-Jan-1930]
Married "Phyl" Phyllis Ruthven WILLIAMS in 1930 [66]
Dentist in Bunbury in 1930 [6]
In 1931 he was working as a Surgeon Dentist and living with his parents at 57 Grant Street in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [50]
His wife gave birth their son, Donald Allan, at Sister Cowan's Private Hospital in Narrogin on 21 August 1932 [39: 2-Sep-1932]
Dentist at 1 William Street in the Perth suburb of Fremantle in 1933 [6]
Resided in East Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 14 July 1941 [16]
     Lieutenant W28853 in the Australian Army's 13th Field Ambulance during a portion of the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the 13th Field Ambulance on 6 January 1942 and enlisted to serve with the 2/6 Dental Unit on 7 January 1942 [16]
     Captain WX17089 in the Australian Army's 2/6 Dental Unit during the remainder of the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 25 September 1945 [16]
He resumed his practice as a Dental Surgeon at Woolworth Buildings in Fremantle on 24 September 1945 [39: 20-Sep-1945]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Darlington [2]
Died 26 June 1973; ashes interred at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 32, 24) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Allan Sydney Mummery' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/allan-sydney-mummery [reference list]




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