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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Avril Winifred Louise MIDDLETON

Born 9 May 1925 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Resided at 92 Rockwood Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley until January 1943 [277]
Commenced teaching duties at the Assisted Regulation Four Wongyarra State School in Carnamah on 2 February 1943 [277]
School Teacher of the Wongyarra State School on Wongyarra Farm in East Carnamah in 1943 [277]
The enrolment at the school initially stood at around seven students but later increased slightly [277]
The school was run from a two roomed cottage with verandah privately provided by local farmer William A. T. SARGENT [277]
Wrote to the Education Department in April 1943 as she hadn't received wages and required more books and sewing materials [277]
In late April 1943 she received her wages for February and March and was informed her requests "were being attended to" [277]
She was the final teacher of the Wongyarra State School, which closed for the last time on 31 December 1943 [277]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 4 February 1944 [16]
Signalman WF36825 at the Australian Army's Western Command Headquarters during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 22 May 1946 [16]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Avril Winifred Louise Middleton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/avril-winifred-louise-middleton [reference list]




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