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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Colin" Ernest Colston BETTY

Born 15 May 1916 in Subiaco, Western Australia [16]
Resided in Three Springs for a few years, during which time he worked for the Three Springs Road Board [P2]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1934-35 [4: 15-Dec-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936 [5: 12-Jun-1936]
     Attended the Official Opening of the Three Springs Rifle Club's rifle range on Thursday 23 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Wrote to the Three Springs Road Board in mid 1936 requesting they hold a meeting of ratepayers and district politicians [5: 10-Jul-1936]
     The meeting he requested was to test the public feeling on the "Agenda" Party on the principals of Professor MURDOCH [5]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
He and James J. HOUSE were joint auditors for the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936-37 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Married Ava Netta WILTON in Perth in 1937 [66]
Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 19 July 1942 [16]
     Flying Officer 427495 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 9 Aircrew Holding Unit during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 4 January 1946 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Wembley [2]
Died 26 February 2006; ashes interred Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA (Banksia Court, Memorial Garden, G4C, 1) [2]

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

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