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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Frank Robert GOULD

Born 22 November 1908 in Coburg, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of Frederick William GOULD and Adelaide PEGLER [54]
Left Victoria in June 1926 to join his brothers Angus and Dick on their farm in Carnamah, Western Australia [P260]
Worked with Angus and Dick on their farm at Five Gums in Carnamah from 1926 [P260] to 1933 [5: 2-Feb-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1929-1933 [4: 6-Jul-1929 & 6-Aug-1932] [5: 16-Jun-1933]
He was among those who attended the Centenary Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 26 July 1929 [86: 3-Aug-1929]
     The ball was to celebrate 100 years since the founding of Perth and the establishment of the Swan River Colony [86]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
He was one of the top three players when Carnamah defeated Three Springs for the Football Premiership in 1930 [4: 13-Sep-1930]
     Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Smoke Social held in the lounge of the Carnamah Hotel on 9 September 1930 [4: 13-Sep-1930]
     Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Presentation Ball at the Carnamah Hall on 9 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
     Received a medal for being the Carnamah Football Club's Most Consistent Player for the 1930 season [4: 18-Oct-1930]
     Credit was given to him for winning the grand final, which was played on the grounds of Donald MACPHERSON [5: 4-May-1934]
Member of the Inering Cricket Club in 1930-31 [4: 22-Nov-1930]
He stayed at the Carnamah Hotel during the fourth week of July 1933 [5: 28-Jul-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Following a send-off in Carnamah he left the district on the evening of Friday 26 January 1934 [5: 2-Feb-1934]
On leaving Carnamah he travelled to the Eastern States of Australia for a holiday [5: 2-Feb-1934]
After his holiday returned to Western Australia and worked in underground mines in Wiluna [5: 2-Feb-1934] [P260]
Received a clearance in April 1934 to transfer from the Carnamah Football Club to the Mines Rovers Football Club [5: 4-May-1934]
Visited the farm in Carnamah in April 1935 to see his mother and sister who were over from Melbourne [5: 26-Apr-1935, 3-May-1935]
During his stay he played for the Five Gums Tennis Club in matches against Parkinson on Sunday 28 April 1935 [5: 3-May-1935]
Visited Carnamah during the first weekend of February 1937 to spend a few days with his brother Angus [5: 12-Feb-1937]
Resided in Wiluna until enlisting in the Australian Army on 24 April 1940 [16]
Lieutenant WX2164 in the Australian Army's 2/31 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 3 October 1945 [16]
Died 7 February 1992; ashes interred Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Cassia, Wall AD, Niche 31) [131]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frank Robert Gould' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frank-robert-gould [sources]




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