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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Cliff" Clifford Kinsman BICKELL

Born 10 June 1922 in Three Springs, Western Australia [16]
Son of Thomas Kinsman BICKELL and Ivy Ada MOTTRAM [16]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs 1922-1935, where his father was the local butcher [19]
Student at the Three Springs State School until 1929 and then at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
He and his brother Jack attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in TS on 6 December 1929 as "Mr & Mrs Boose" [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Along with his parents shifted from Three Springs to Yandanooka in January 1935[5: 25-Jan-1935]
Member of the Yandanooka Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Enlisted in the Australian Army in Yandanooka on 1 October 1941 [16]
Gunner W20363 in the Australian Army's 29 Garrison Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 4 August 1942 [16]
Farmhand in Yandanooka from 1947 until at least 1980 [19]
In August 1946 his engagement was announced to Mary BROWN, the daughter of another Yandanooka farming family [39: 29-Aug-1946]
Married "Mary" Helen Mary BROWN in 1948 [66]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Clifford Kinsman Bickell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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