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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Cliff" Clifford Bruce BARRETT

Born 8 June 1901 in Port Augusta, South Australia [16]
Son of Walter BARRETT and Ellen Mary BROWN [55]
Married Mabel Pearl SLEE on 9 January 1924 at the Methodist Church in Melrose, South Australia [55]
Farmer in Arrino, Western Australia 1928-1933 [6] [19]
Purchased Frederick E. S. JAMES' Coodawa Farm in Three Springs [P2]
Farmer in Three Springs, Western Australia 1935-1962 [6] [19]
He was among those from Arrino who travelled to Perth to attend the Perth Royal Show during October 1929 [4: 19-Oct-1929]
Donated a "fine tree" for the Children's Christmas Tree held in Arrino Saturday 21 December 1929 [4: 4-Jan-1930]
In August 1935 sold 27 suckers for 10/7 per head and 18 suckers for 9/10 per head through Elder Smith & Co Ltd [5: 16-Aug-1935]
Sold four bales of wool at 15d. per pound through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at a wool sale in Perth in November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
He and Alf HUNTER travelled to Perth on 9 December 1935, and returned to Three Springs on 11 December 1935 [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Attended and competed at the Official Opening of the Three Springs Rifle Club's rifle range on Thursday 23 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Sold 47 lambs at 15/1, 17 lambs at 19/7, 7 hoggets at 14/1, and 16 ewes at 15/- at the Midland Market on 7 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Sold nine bales of wool through Elder Smith & Co Ltd at a 1936 Perth Wool Sale - 4 at 13¼d. and 5 at 11½d. per pound [5: 16-Oct-1936]
Part of the group who attended the Masquerade Ball in Carnamah on 5 December 1936 dressed as "Mickie & Minnie" [5: 11-Dec-1936]
Committee Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936-37 and 1937-38 [5: 24-Apr-1936, 2-Jul-1937]
Presented with the Epstein Trophy of a leather accessory bag at the Three Springs Rifle Club's First Annual Ball in 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Attended the meeting in Three Springs about extending telephonic facilities to East Three Springs on 9 March 1937 [5: 12-Mar-1937]
Loaned his truck to help cart 80 loads of sand, gravel and stones for the nursing quarters in Three Springs in April 1937 [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Private W71857 in Three Springs' local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Played the drums at the Farewell Dance for Matron Jean R. CLEMESHA at the Three Springs Hall on 24 March 1944 [4: 1-Apr-1944]
Played the drums at the Farewell for departing hotel manager William A. DUNCAN in Three Springs on 12 April 1944 [4: 22-Apr-1944]
Had the telephone for the years from before 1947 until 1955 - was telephone number Three Springs-2326 [60]
Resided in retirement at 12 Hampden Street in South Perth [24]
Father of Howard and Hazel [55]
Died 13 October 1982 at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Uniting, Plot 46) [24]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Clifford Bruce Barrett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 June 2024 from [reference list]

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