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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Basil Melville POTTS

Born 17 September 1905 in Albany, Western Australia [16]
Son of Willis John POTTS and Emily PENDEGAST [15]
Mechanic in Three Springs in 1932 and 1933 [19]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Attended and won in euchre at the Euchre Party and Dance held at the Three Springs Hall Saturday 3 June 1933 [5: 9-Jun-1933]
Also won the prize for euchre at the Bridge and Euchre Party held in Three Springs on Saturday 22 July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Resided in Perth prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 30 July 1940 [16]
Private WX6908 in the Australian Army's 13 Training Battalion during a portion of the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 22 March 1941 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Bayswater [2]
Father of Shirley [P40]
Died 21 January 1951; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZG, 2)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Basil Melville Potts' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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