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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Geoff" Geoffrey Colin BROWN

Born 8 December 1921 in Fremantle, Western Australia [15] [98]
Son of "Chitter" George Francis BROWN and Florence Mabel BINNS [P225]
Student at the Carnamah State School for the first half of the year 1928 [98]
In June 1928 was enrolled at the Dominican Convent School at Three Springs [98]
Won a 1st prize for Boys Handwork in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
By 1931 was once more a student at the Carnamah State School [97]
Member of the Carnamah Boy Cubs in 1932 [5: 8-Jul-1932]
Won the "Popular Scout Competition" conducted in January 1932 to raise funds for the Carnamah troop of Boy Scouts [120: 21-Jan-1932]
Attended the first ever District Rally of Scouts and Cubs held at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Saturday 2 July 1932 [5: 8-Jul-1932]
Won 1st prize for Writing and 2nd for a Crayon Drawing at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Student at the North Fremantle State School in the Perth suburb of Fremantle in 1935 and 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Received credits in all of his subjects in 1935, after which he spent the summer holidays with his parents in Carnamah [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Resided in East Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 11 June 1942 [16]
Signalman WX29022 in Signals 11 Australian Division of the Australian Army during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 1 April 1946 [16]
Worked for an engineering company in Fremantle [P324]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Shenton Park [2]
Died 15 August 1976; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Anglican, PB, 358)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Geoffrey Colin Brown' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 February 2024 from [reference list]

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