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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ernie" Ernest Charles LEONARD

Born 3 May 1919 in Three Springs, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Jack" John LEONARD and Selina May BRANDIS [84]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs [84]
Baptised by Alex W. JAMES of the North Midlands Methodist Mission on 2 June 1919[84]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 as "Bushels of Tea" [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Competitor in the Boxing Tournament conducted by the local R.S.L. in Three Springs on Saturday 18 April 1936 [5: 1-May-1936]
Resided in Perth prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 21 February 1941[16]
Private W10884 in the Australian Army's 8 Supply PE during the Second World War[16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 20 June 1942 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of West Perth [2]
Died 5 August 1983; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (OC Section, Ground Niche, A, 72) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Charles Leonard' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 January 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ernest-charles-leonard [sources]




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