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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Cliff" Clifford Arthur Metcalfe SCHOLEFIELD

Born 10 May 1905 in Glamorgan, Wales [16] [21]
Departed Falmouth, England on the steamship Balranald and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 7 December 1927 [63]
Resided in Bencubbin prior to shifting to Carnamah in mid 1935 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
District Representative for Westralian Farmers Ltd and the North Midlands Farmers' Co-op in Carnamah [5: 5-Jul-1935]
Played the drums at the Carnamah Sporting Clubs' Grand Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 13 July 1935 [5: 19-Jul-1935]
Drummer of the Grenadier Band which played at the Three Springs Football Club's Dance held on Thursday 18 July 1935 [5: 26-Jul-1935]
     Other members of the band were Miss Ethel M. MALEY (piano) Richard D. GELL (cornet) and William G. JORDAN (violin) [5]
Attended the Coorow Football Club's Wind-up Ball at the Coorow Hall in Coorow on Saturday 21 September 1935 [5]
     During the Ball himself and Miss Emma JONES of Coorow came 3rd in the Waltzing Competition [5: 27-Sep-1935]
He was among those from Carnamah who travelled to Perth in October 1935 to attend the Royal Show [5: 11 & 18-Oct-1935]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 18-Oct-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 - played for "Carnamah Reds" in 1936-37 [5: 8-Nov-1935, 6-Nov-1936]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
After spending the weekend in Perth he returned to Carnamah on Tuesday 11 February 1936 [5: 14-Feb-1936]
At the commencement of his annual leave he travelled from Carnamah to Perth on Friday 20 March 1936 [5: 27-Mar-1936]
Returned to Carnamah accompanied by Misses Billee and Phyllis BREWER of Carnamah on Sunday 5 April 1936 [5: 10-Apr-1936]
During the following week while still on annual leave he returned to Perth for Easter, travelling via the Eastern Wheat-belt [5: 10-Apr-1936]
Attended the local meeting on 6 May 1936 at which the North Midlands Stud Stockbreeders Association was formed [5: 8-May-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1936 [5: 5-Jun-1936]
Admitted to the Carnamah Private Hospital on Sunday 14 June 1936 suffering from fluid on the knee [5: 19-Jun-1936]
     The fluid on the knee had occurred as a result of injuries he'd received when handling sheep a few weeks earlier [5]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Visited Perth over the weekend of 25-26 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Played in the Carnamah Masonic Lodge's Inaugural Annual Golf Meeting in Carnamah on Saturday 1 August 1936 [5: 7-Aug-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
     Played Mr Darlington in the play "The Golf Widow" at the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social on Friday 2 October 1936 [5]
Parked his car on the side of the road in Winchester while visiting James S. STRAITON on Monday afternoon 5 October 1936 [5]
     In the meantime a traveller from Geraldton while negotiating the notorious corner skidded and collided with his parked car [5]
     His collision caused damage to the front axle of his Ford V-8 car and smashed its mudguard [5: 9-Oct-1936]
He was among those from Carnamah who travelled to Perth in early October 1936 to attend the Royal Show [5: 9-Oct-1936]
     Accompanied by Carnamah retiree Robert PALFREYMAN he returned to Carnamah on Monday 12 October 1936 [5: 16-Oct-1936]
After spending the weekend in Perth he returned to Carnamah on Tuesday 10 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
Accompanied by James K. & Doris FORRESTER he motored from Carnamah to Perth on Sunday 22 November 1936 [5: 27-Nov-1936]
Married Marjorie Padbury HARDWICK in Perth in 1936 [66]
After 18 months left Carnamah during the second week of January 1937 after being transferred to Wyalkatchem [5: 24-Dec-1936, 8-Jan-1937]
Flying Officer 293639 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 9th Squadron during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 16 February 1945 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Wilson [2]
Died 21 March 1983; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (MC Section, Niche Wall, W7, 28) [2]


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




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