Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Bruce Gibson GREEN

Born 10 December 1925 in Perth, Western Australia [P133]
Son of Jasper William GREEN and Nellie GIBSON [P133]
Spent his childhood in Perth however spent some of his school holidays on his father's Bushy Park Farm in Carnamah [P133]
Along with his parents and sister spent the May 1937 school holidays in Carnamah[5: 14-May-1937]
Won the 11 Years Boys Running Race at the Coronation Celebrations at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 12 May 1937 [5: 14-May-1937]
     The festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5]
Educated in Perth at schools in North Cottesloe and Swanbourne and at Hale School in Wembley Downs [P133]
Attended the University of Western Australia, graduating with Honours in a Bachelor of Science (BSc) [P133]
After university he worked for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (C.S.I.R.O.) [P133]
Farmer of Bushy Park Farm in Carnamah from C.1948 to 1981 [P133]
Member of the Carnamah Men's Hockey Club in 1951 [7: page 202]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 16 March 1951 - was Worshipful Master in 1964 [96] [153]
Committee Member 1952-1960 and Financial Member 1952-1971 of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society [13] [58]
Vice President in 1952, President in 1954 and Vice President and Captain in 1955 of the Carnamah Tennis Club [0: images 04678, 04759, 04787]
Helped build the Carnamah Tennis Club's new cement brick and tiled roof clubhouse in the early 1950s [7: page 215]
Won the trophy for gaining the most points in the British Breeds portion of the sheep section at the 1954 Carnamah Show [0: image 04749]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1956 [4: 3-Aug-1956]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Farmers' Union of WA - was Secretary in 1956 and 1957 [4: 5-Apr-1957]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Pasture Improvement Group in 1957 [4: 5-Apr-1957]
Member of the Carnamah Parents & Citizens Association [P133]
Helped run the Carnamah Tennis Club's Junior Tennis [7: page 219]
Farmed Bushy Park in partnership with his father as "J. W. Green & Son" until 1967 [60] [P133]
In 1967 his wife bought out his father's share in the farm; farmed the farm in partnership with his wife 1967 onwards [P133]
Telephone number Carnamah-36U until 1968 and then telephone number Carnamah-2 from 1969 onwards [60]
Officer in Charge of Sector 1 of the Carnamah Bush Fire Brigade in 1973 and 1974[100]
Along with his wife left Carnamah in 1981 and shifted to the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [P133]
While living at Cottesloe they ran a property in Bindoon from 1981 to 1992 [P133]
He was made a Life Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1982 [7: page 219]
Resided in Cottesloe until his death in 2003 [2]
Husband of Betty [P133]
Father of David [P176]
Died 29 July 2003; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [90]
Ashes interred into the Niche Wall at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah on 27 December 2003 [90]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Bruce Gibson Green' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from [reference list]

Use the below form or email

Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.