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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Bernard Francis Joseph SMITH

Born 16 July 1913 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Married Gladys Amy Cavill PILLAGE in Perth in 1937 [66]
Resided in Quindalup prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 17 January 1942 [16]
Bombardier W40658 in the Australian Army's 29 AA during the Second World War[16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 24 July 1944 [16]
Head School Teacher at the Carnamah State School in 1952 and 1953 [19]
He was assisted in running the school by assistant teachers Pauline BRADY and Rosemary NASH [73]
The Education Department paid him an annual salary of £1,052 in 1952 [73]
Resided at the School House in Carnamah in 1952 and 1953, which was telephone number Carnamah-4 [60]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society - was Vice President in 1952 [141]
Received electricity at his home from Carnamah firm Henry Parkin & Son; in July 1952 paid £1.19.4 for the month's electricity [53]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1952 and 1953[58]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bull Creek [2]
Father of Francis, who attended Saint Ildephonsus College in New Norcia 1952-1954 [187]
Died 23 March 1981; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (IC Section, Rose Memorial, CA, 16) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Bernard Francis Joseph Smith' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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