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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Phyllis" Elsinore Phyllis COUZNER / GILMOUR

Born 17 September 1908 in Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia [P118]
Daughter John Alfred COUZNER and Mary Jane BENNETT [P118]
Educated at the Angip Primary School and Geelong Grammar College in Victoria, Australia [P118]
Married "Jack" John Alexander GILMOUR on 19 March 1932 in Victoria, Australia[P118]
After their marriage they caught the train to Adelaide, South Australia and then travelled by ship to Fremantle, Western Australia [P118]
On arrival in Fremantle were met by Leo GREEN in Jack's GMC truck [P118]
Resided on Yarallah Farm at Five Gums near Carnamah from 1932 until 1988[P118]
Herself and her infant son received medical treatment at the Carnamah Private Hospital in June 1933 [5: 16-Jun-1933]
Along with her husband and son departed Carnamah in their truck for a holiday on Monday 12 February 1934 [5: 16-Feb-1934]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club from 1934-35 to 1941-42 and from 1946-47 to 1954-55 [5: 5-Apr-1935] [4: 25-Mar-1950] [89]
Committee Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1935-36, 1936-37 and from 1946-47 to 1950-51 [5: 4-Oct-1935] [89]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
With her husband and children travelled to Perth by train on 10 February 1936 and the next day caught a train for Victoria [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Attended the Surprise 21st Birthday for Miss Eileen R. PERRY in Carnamah on Saturday evening 18 July 1936 [5: 24-Jul-1936]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association - was President in the early 1960s [P118]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [P118]
Later a Life Member of the Country Women's Association and received a Long Service Medal from the Red Cross [P118]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society -1971 [13]
Attended the "Day of Pioneers" luncheon held at the Shire Council Chambers in Carnamah on 13 October 1982 [253]
In 1988 shifted with her husband from the farm to 14 Newman Street in Carnamah town and resided there 1988-1998 [P118]
Herself and her husband moved to Lady Brand Lodge in Three Springs in 1998 [P118]
In 2000 shifted to the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs, where she died aged 95 years [P118]
Mother of Bob, Jim, Neil, Judy and Ron [P118]
Died 6 January 2004 in Three Springs WA; buried Three Springs General Cemetery (Uniting, Plot 90) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elsinore Phyllis Couzner / Gilmour' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/elsinore-phyllis-couzner [reference list]




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