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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bob" Bingham Robert SPARKS

Born 29 June 1910 in Rose Park, South Australia [55]
Son of William Gillies SPARKS and Jessie BREWSTER [55]
Labourer for his uncle "Bill" William A. T. SARGENT on Wongyarra Farm in Carnamah, Western Australia 1932-1941 [19] [P46]
Main driver of his uncle's International WD 40 Crawler Tractor during seeding onWongyarra Farm [P46]
Member of the Carnamah Rifle Club 1930-1936 [4: 26-Apr-1930] [5: 5-Aug-1932, 12-Jul-1935, 17-Jul-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club - was Treasurer in 1933 [5: 2-Jun-1933]
Represented the Carnamah Rifle Club at the annual shoot for the Shearn Cup in Mingenew on Sunday 20 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Committee Member and Coach of the Carnamah Rifle Club in 1936 [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Won 1st for Farm Life and 2nd for Any Subject in the Photography section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 18-Sep-1936]
Member of Carnamah's Miniature Rifle Club in 1941 [0: image 02933]
Married Mary Camillus WILLIAMSON in 1942 [66]
His wife had taught at the Wongyarra State School on Wongyarra Farm in Carnamah from 3 February 1941 to 26 August 1941 [277]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Bingham Robert Sparks' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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