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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Fred" Frederick Raymond Sydney COLE

Born 4 March 1915 in Subiaco, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Fred" Frederick William COLE and Hilda Mabel GRILLETT [P33]
Arrived in Carnamah with his parents in 1929 [P33]
Resided with his parents on Ginawarra Farm on the Carnamah-Bunjil Road in Carnamah [P33]
Assisted his father in the running of the farm and later ran the farm in partnership with his brother Gordon as "Cole Bros" [P33]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-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]
Oversaw the running of the farm in April 1934 when his father was working as a building foreman at a job in Mingenew [5: 13-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Inering School Dance held at the Carnamah Hall to raise money for books on Saturday 21 July 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
During September 1935 he spent a vacation in the Perth metropolis, returning to Carnamah on 5 October 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935, 11-Oct-1935]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social including three plays at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1937 [5: 11-Jun-1937]
He was among the 80 who attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening at the Carnamah Hall on 25 June 1937 [5: 2-Jul-1937]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1939 [0: image 03885]
Groomsman at the wedding of his sister Dorcas and E. W. FOWLER in 1940 [0: image 03056]
Private in the local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
In 1948, in partnership with his brother Gordon, extended Ginawarra Farm from 1388 acres to just over 4000 acres [P33]
     Purchased William CARMICHAEL's nearby 1092 acre farm (Lot M1481 of Victoria Location 1938) [3]
     Purchased O'GRADY Bros' 1526 acre farm (Lots M1211 and M1466 of Victoria Locations 1938 and 2023) [3]
In 1952 dissolved partnership with his brother Gordon continually with the farm[P33]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Bassendean [2]
Died 14 September 1976; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederick Raymond Sydney Cole ' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 July 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/frederick-raymond-sydney-cole [sources]




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