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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Arnold" Ernest Arnold BARNES

Born 7 August 1917 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of John BARNES and Elizabeth Maria RAYNER [P372]
Resided with his parents and sister Marjorie at the Manse on Yarra Street in Carnamah [P7]
Member of the Carnamah Boy Scouts in 1933 [5: 8-Sep-1933]
At the end of 1933 received the prize for the most hardworking student in Grade VIII at the Carnamah School [5: 22-Dec-1933]
Left school at the end of the 1933 schooling year [5: 16-Feb-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1933 and 1934 [5: 11-Aug-1933, 27-Jul-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Accompanied Dr C. P. ROSENTHAL on a trip to Perth by car, leaving on 12 March 1934 and returning 14 March 1934 [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Attended the Farewell Social to Miss Doris MCLEAN at BERRIGAN's home in Carnamah on Wednesday 11 April 1934 [5: 13-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Party held at the home of John and Doris MCLEAN in Carnamah on the night of Monday 9 July 1934 [5: 13-Jul-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1934 [5: 3-Aug-1934]
Attended the Badminton Club Party at John and Doris MCLEAN's home in Carnamah on Monday 23 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Attended the Repertory Social, of plays, community singing and dancing, held in Carnamah on 15 August 1934 [5: 17-Aug-1934]
Along with his parents and sister left Carnamah and shifted to Kellerberrin on Monday 8 October 1934 [5: 12-Oct-1934]
Enlisted in the Australian Army on 8 August 1941 and was discharged on 26 January 1944 [16]
Private W20746 in the Australian Army's 8 Casualty Clearing Station during the Second World War [16] 
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Swan View [2]
Died 1 March 1999; buried Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA (Acacia Court, 5907) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Arnold Barnes ' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 June 2024 from [reference list]

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