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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Fred" Frederick Joseph BYRNE

Born 10 April 1898 in Wannamal, Western Australia [15] [16]
Son of "EK" Edmund Keen BYRNE and Isabella WOODS [15]
Resided with his parents on West Point Farm in Wannamal 1893-1914 [114]
Shifted with his parents and siblings from West Point Farm in Wannamal to his father's farm in Three Springs in 1914 [114]
Resided with his parents on Eastbourne Farm in Three Springs 1914-1929 [19] [P137]
Farmhand in Three Springs until 1922 and then after an absence was a Contractor in Three Springs 1926-1931 [6] [19] [50]
Booby prize winner at the Euchre Party & Dance held in aid of the Convent in Three Springs on 19 September 1917 [10: 21-Sep-1917]
Donated 10/- to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1919 and again in 1920 [124]
Member of the Three Springs Race Club - was Treasurer upon the Club's reformation in 1919 [10: 10-Jan-1919]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1919 [10: 27-Jun-1919]
Came 2nd in the High Jump and Hop Step & Jump at the Peace Celebrations in Three Springs on Saturday 19 July 1919 [10: 25-Jul-1919]
Attended May BERRIGAN's 21st Birthday held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Friday 12 September 1919 [9: 19-Sep-1919]
Attended the Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 10 December 1919, dressed as a "17th Century Man" [10: 19-Dec-1919]
He and Philip LYNCH were Joint Secretaries of the Three Springs Day in 1921 [9: 2-Sep-1921]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1927 [4: 7-May-1927]
In May 1927 purchased a new Graham Bros (Dodge) truck from Three Springs agent Thomas J. BERRIGAN [4: 14-May-1927]
He registered his Graham Bros truck with the Carnamah District Road Board and in 1927-28 it contained licence plate CA-210 [325]
Attended the Masquerade & Fancy Dress Ball held in Carnamah on Saturday 14 May 1927 as a "Mexican" [4: 21-May-1927]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Arrived in Three Springs for a visit on Friday 18 August 1933 before returning "for the north" on Sunday 20 August 1933 [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Along with his brother Tom arrived in Three Springs "from the north" during the first week of December 1933 [5: 8-Dec-1933]
Left Three Springs on Monday 11 December 1933 to spend Christmas in Perth [5: 15-Dec-1933]
In 1936 and 1937 he was working as a Butcher and living at 1110 Hay Street in West Perth [50]
Married Avis Linda FRY in Perth in 1938 [66]
In 1943 he was working as a Butcher and living at 14 Egina Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn [50]
Died 10 January 1946; buried Kellerberrin Cemetery in Kellerberrin, Western Australia [138]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederick Joseph Byrne' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frederick-joseph-byrne [sources]




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