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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"William" Arnold William PRIOR

Born 2 January 1923 in Moora, Western Australia [16]
Labourer in Carnamah for Mrs Kate MCINTOSH in 1939 [0: image 03023]
On 11 November 1939 was a passenger in a utility truck being driven from Winchester to Carnamah by William BUTLER [88]
     One mile south of Carnamah the truck ran into a bank on the side of the road and subsequently overturned four times [88] [0: image 03023]
     Taken to the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs however had amazingly escaped any serious injury [0: image 03023]
     His injuries were stated by Dr M. A. MAYRHOFER to be a cut on his head, abrasions and shock [88]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1939-1941 [0: images 03018 & 03991]
Member of the Carnamah Social Badminton Club in 1939 [0: image 03884]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1941 [0: image 04006]
Enlisted in the Australian Army in Geraldton on 10 March 1943 [16]
Private WX39041 in the Australian Army's 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 20 May 1946 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of a Ballajura [2]
Died 27 April 2003; cremated at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Arnold William Prior' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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