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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Cliff" Clifford Sydney BROWN

Born 27 August 1924 in East Fremantle, Western Australia [16]
Son of “Chitter” George Francis BROWN and Florence Mabel BINNS [P225]
Resided with his parents at their Carnamah Hostel, 15-17 Caron Street, Carnamah 1928-1936 [P225]
Won the Under 5 years Boys Running Race at the Centenary Celebrations in Carnamah on 13 September 1929 [4: 21-Sep-1929]
Won the 6-8 years Running Race at the Sports Day & Picnic held at Centenary Park, Carnamah on 9 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Student at the Carnamah State School 1931-1936 [5: 13-Sep-1935] [7: page 87] [97]
Attended the Carnamah Children’s Fancy Dress Ball on Saturday 27 October 1934 dressed as a “Sheaf of Hay” [4: 3-Nov-1934]
Won the 9-10 years Boys Running Race at the R.S.L. Sports Meeting in Carnamah on Easter Monday 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Attended the inaugural Combined School Sports of the Carnamah Road Board district in Carnamah on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5]
     Came 2nd in the 11 years Boys Running Race, and 3rd in the 11 and 12 years Boys Hop Step & Jump [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Attended the Children’s Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 as “In Nelson’s Days” [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Won the Boys Potato Race and came 2nd in the 11-12 years Boys Race at the Easter Sports Meeting in Carnamah on 13 April 1936 [5]
     Also won the Girls & Boys Relay Race in team with Joy M. BREWER, Joy M. WYLIE and Terrence J. LYNCH [5: 17-Apr-1936]
Resided in East Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 8 January 1943 [16]
Leading Aircraftman 82731 in the Royal Australian Air Force’s base at Pearce [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 22 February 1946 [16]
After the Second World War spent a holiday in Carnamah staying with the DEWAR family [P225]
During his stay in Carnamah they went to the BOWMAN family’s homestead for new year celebrations [P225]
Later resided in the Perth suburbs of Spearwood and Dianella [P225]
Died 12 September 2007; cremated at the Fremantle Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Clifford Sydney Brown' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/clifford-sydney-brown [reference list]




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