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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Glen" Glenard Francis GIBSON

Born 6 May 1904 in London, England [16]
Farmhand in Carnamah, Western Australia 1929-1936 [4] [6] [19]
Worked for John BOWMAN on The Home Farm in Carnamah, and resided in a workmen's humpy at "the camp" of the farm [P9]
Member 1929-1933 and a Committee Member in 1934 of the Carnamah Rifle Club [4: 25-May-1929] [5: 2-Jun-1933, 24-Aug-1934]
Attended the Plain and Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 8 August 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Along with Daisy BOWMAN attended the Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah as "Granny and Grandpa" on 28 August 1930 [4: 6-Sep-1930]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows Friendly Society 1932-1934 [4: 10-Nov-1934] [5: 14-Oct-1932]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1933 [5: 4-Aug-1933]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 11 August 1933 [96]
Won 1st prize for Peas and 2nd for Swedes and Beetroot at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 14 September 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
One of four members of the Carnamah Rifle Club who competed at the National Rifle Association's meeting in 1933 [5: 13-Oct-1933]
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]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance held on Saturday 14 April 1934 at the Carnamah Hall [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
On Saturday 12 May 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball at the Carnamah Hall [5: 18-May-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Roman Catholic Church's Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 26 May 1934 [5: 1-Jun-1934]
Left the Carnamah district in mid February 1935 and proceeded to try his luck at the Murchison goldfields [5: 15-Feb-1935]
Married Margaret Jean ADAIR in 1938 [66]
Resided in Kalgoorlie prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 7 May 1943[16]
Private WX39116 in the Australian Army's 10 Mob Laundry and Fwd Decn Unit during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 7 December 1945 [16]
Resided of late in Kalgoorlie [2]
Died 11 October 1968; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, PC, 806)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Glenard Francis Gibson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/glenard-francis-gibson [reference list]




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