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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George Scott IRONSIDE

Born 21 June 1915 in Dongara, Western Australia [16]
Son of Robert Ross IRONSIDE and Elizabeth SCOTT [84]
Resided with his parents in Mingenew in 1915 and 1916, in Arrino in 1917 and in Three Springs 1918-1921 [6] [9: 22-Aug-1919] [19] [84]
Student at the Three Springs State School [166]
Following his father's transfer left Three Springs and shifted to Watheroo with his parents in mid 1921 [166]
Student at the Watheroo State School until leaving Watheroo and shifting with his parents to Mingenew [166]
Member of the Mingenew Football Club in 1929 [4: 1-Jun-1929]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Member of the Mingenew Golf Club 1931-1935 [4: 29-Aug-1931] [5: 21-Jun-1935]
Master of Ceremonies at the Mingenew Dramatic Society's Dance at the Agricultural Hall in Mingenew on 14 May 1932 [4: 21-May-1932]
Member of the Mingenew Tennis Club in 1934-35 [5: 16-Nov-1934]
Competed in the North Midland Districts Easter Tennis Tournament held in Mingenew on 20, 21 and 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
     With A. J. Eric BRIDGE of Mingenew won the Men's Handicap Doubles portion of the Tournament, which had 72 entries [5]
Married Doris E. CORNISH in Perth in 1941 [66]
He was living in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 12 December 1941 [16]
     Staff Sergeant W19659 in the Australian Army's District Accounts Office in Western Australia during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 7 November 1945 [16]
Member of the Mingenew District Agricultural Society - was Secretary in 1946 [261]
Later resided in Geraldton; and was cremated at the Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton [2] [26]
Died 6 May 1991; ashes interred at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in Perth (Banksia Court, Memorial Garden, L2A, 83) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Scott Ironside' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 June 2024 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/george-scott-ironside [reference list]




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