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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Eric Joseph Beddingfield JOYCE

Born 12 January 1904 in Midland Junction, Western Australia [16]
Son of Joseph Vincent JOYCE and Cecelia Day O'BRIEN [15]
Baptised at his parents' home on Keane Street in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction on 7 February 1904 [84]
Appears to have shifted to Three Springs with his parents in July 1921 [10: 15-Jul-1921]
Grocer's Assistant at the North Midlands Farmers' Co-operative Company store in Three Springs 1925-1939 [19] [P110]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club 1922-1927 [10: 12-May-1922, 7-Jul-1922] [4: 7-May-1927]
Married "Vi" Violet May PEARCE in 1928 [66]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1935-36, and a Committee Member in 1936-37 [5: 1-Nov-1935, 18-Sep-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1936 [5: 10-Apr-1936]
Competitor in the Billiard Tournament held in Three Springs in May 1936 to raise funds for the Hospital in Three Springs [5: 8-May-1936]
Attended Kenneth R. PETTIT's 21st birthday Social & Dance at his home in Three Springs on Saturday 23 May 1936 [5: 29-May-1936]
Left Three Springs and shifted to Winchester in 1940 [25]
Manager of the North Midlands Farmers' Co-operative Company store in Winchester 1940-1962 [P110]
     The store operated as a general store, the local post office and an agency for Vacuum oil [P110]
     Supplies for the store came from the Co-op store in Three Springs and mail was dropped off at the Winchester Siding by train [P110]
Private W71789 in Carnamah's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1941-1948 [13]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club 1948-49 [4: 29-Jan-1949]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1949-50 [4: 25-Mar-1950]
Left Winchester and shifted back to Three Springs in 1962 [P110]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Father of Shirley, Colin, Brian and Dennis [P175]
Died 14 May 1972; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Presbyterian, DC, 680)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Eric Joseph Beddingfield Joyce' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from [sources]

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