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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Geoff" Geoffrey Kinsman BICKELL

Born 25 July 1923 in Three Springs, Western Australia [16]
Son of Thomas Kinsman BICKELL and Ivy Ada MOTTRAM [16]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs 1923-1935, where his father was the local butcher [19]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on Friday 6 December 1929 as a "Swaggie" [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Along with his parents shifted from Three Springs to Yandanooka in January 1935[5: 25-Jan-1935]
Member of the Yandanooka Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
Resided in Yandanooka until 22 July 1942 when he enlisted in the Australian Army[16]
Sapper WX25442 in the Australian Army's 18 Field Company during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 28 June 1946 [16] and returned to Yandanooka [4: 25-Jan-1947]
He and his parents were bid farewell at the Yandanooka Hall in Yandanooka on Tuesday 21 January 1947 [4: 25-Jan-1947]
Along with his parents left Yandanooka and shifted to Cranbrook in January 1947[4: 25-Jan-1947]
Died August 1975; buried Cranbrook Cemetery, Cranbrook WA [263]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Geoffrey Kinsman Bickell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/geoffrey-kinsman-bickell  [ sources ]




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