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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Harold Benjamin TAYLOR

Born 15 September 1902 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland [16]
Served in a Light Armoured Cars regiment during the First World War [86: 29-Oct-1932]
Departed London, England on the steamship Ballarat and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 28 October 1924 [70]
Tractor Driver in Carnamah in 1931 [50] and Clerk in Carnamah 1933-1935 [19]
He was one of 77 ex-servicemen who attended the Sailors & Soldiers Reunion Dinner in Carnamah on 22 October 1932 [86: 29-Oct-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Also 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]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1934 [5: 27-Jul-1934]
Attended the Repertory Social, of plays, community singing and dancing, held in Carnamah on 15 August 1934 [5: 17-Aug-1934]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Married former Carnamah tearoom proprietress Amy Ruth Gilbert GILES in 1938 [66]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Subiaco prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 16 October 1942 [16]
Served with the Australian Army during the Second World War, and for seven years after the end of the war [16]
Prior to his discharge from the Australian Army he was Sergeant WX34531/W61290 in the 4 Australian Chief Engineer Works [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 3 September 1953 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Wembley [2]
Died 7 August 1960; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Harold Benjamin Taylor' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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