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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Pincher" Ernest Edward Walter BRIMSON

Born 13 September 1906 [332]
Son of George BRIMSON and Fanny Jane YATES [332]
He was baptised by Rev. Ernest GILL, the Church of England rector in Dongara [332]
Labourer in Three Springs 1929-1939 and Farmer in Three Springs 1941-1948 [19]
Came 3rd in the 12 to 15 Years Boys Race at the Peace Celebrations in Three Springs on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Winner of Tilting at the Ring at the Three Springs Day held in Three Springs on Thursday 28 September 1922 [9: 20-Oct-1922]
He went shooting with Walter A. WILTON and Alfred E. WILTON in Three Springs on Sunday 25 November 1923 [86: 27-Nov-1923]
     Alfred had a shotgun and he and Walter small bore rifles, and after shooting rabbits and parrots they went to a dam for water [86]
     While Alfred's gun was on the ground it discharged, having possibly been knocked, and shot Walter in the buttuck [86]
     He ran to Mrs Minnie M. WATSON's farmhouse and she returned with him to rush him to Three Springs for medical attention [86]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club 1927-1935 [4: 7-May-1927] [5: 15-Jun-1934, 21-Jun-1935]
He was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Played for the North Midlands Football Association in a match against the Perenjori-Morawa Association on 28 July 1935 [5: 2-Aug-1935]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 6-Nov-1936]
Provisional Umpire for the first game of the North Midlands Football Association in Three Springs in 1937 [5: 30-Apr-1937]
     In June 1937 he was appointed a Central Umpire of the North Midlands Football Association [5: 11-Jun-1937]
     Boundary Umpire of the final three matches of the North Midlands Football Association in 1937 [5: 27-Aug-1937]
Motored to Perth with Alfred HUNTER and Cecil M. MALEY on 28 July 1937 and returned to Three Springs the next day [5: 30-Jul-1937]
Married Maude Louisa WILTON [P2]
Sharefarmer and Manager of a property in Arrino in 1948 [P2]
Collapsed to the floor early one morning and after being taken to the hospital in Three Springs died that afternoon [P2]
After he had collapsed his wife had walked about two miles to get help with their infant children in its pram [P2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Edward Walter Brimson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 27 February 2024 from [reference list]

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