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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Don" Donald Henry Charles BRADY

Born 26 February 1926 in Perth, Western Australia [25]
Son of "Harry" Henry BRADY and "Dorothy" Annie Elizabeth BAIGENT [P71]
Resided with his parents in Mingenew before shifting with them to Winchester [25]
Resided with his parents in a house on Choral Street in the Winchester townsite 1928-1933 [25] [P217]
Student at the Winchester State School from 1 July 1931 until 20 December 1933 [25]
Shifted with his parents from Winchester to Carnamah in late 1933 or early 1934 [25]
He was then a student at the Carnamah State School [97]
He and his sisters won 1st prize for Wildflowers at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 2 November 1935 dressed as "Bedtime" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Most Humorously Dressed as a "Scare Crow" at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah on 14 November 1936 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Selected and sponsored by the Carnamah R.S.L to attend the Toc H Holiday Camp in Rockingham during January 1937 [5: 15-Jan-1937]
     Himself, Kenneth J. LYNCH, Terrance J. LYNCH and Ronald M. CLARK of Carnamah enjoyed the Holiday Camp [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Attended and received a coronation medal at the Coronation Celebrations at Centenary Park in Carnamah on 12 May 1937 [5]
     At the Coronation Celebrations himself and Bryan E. GELL came 2nd in the 9 to 11 Years Boys Three Legged Race [5]
     The festivities celebrated the coronation of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth [5: 14-May-1937]
Competed at the Boxing Tournament before a full house in Carnamah on Saturday evening 28 August 1937 [5: 3-Sep-1937]
     Enthusiastically exchanged blows in a blindfolded bout with Kenneth, J. LYNCH, Terrance J. LYNCH and Ronald M. CLARK [5]
     Also competed in a two round boys' bout against "Dutchy" which resulted in a draw [5: 3-Sep-1937]
Best dressed boy under fourteen years at the Carnamah Children's Fancy Dress Ball in 1939 [0: image 03023]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1945 [0: image 04339]
He appears to have left Carnamah at the conclusion of the Second World War [P1]
Married "June" Sydney June MCDONALD [P56]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [2]
Father of Lynette, Judith, Wendy, Peter and Donald [P56]
Died 17 April 1995; buried Guildford Cemetery, Perth suburb of Guildford (Anglican, C, 380) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Donald Henry Charles Brady' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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