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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Howard Walter BARRETT

Born 16 November 1924 in Wilmington, South Australia [16]
Son of Clifford Bruce BARRETT and Mabel Pearl SLEE [55]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Arrino and then in Three Springs [6] [19]
Student at the Three Springs State School in 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Competed at the Three Springs District Schools Athletic Championships held in Three Springs on Saturday 26 September 1936 [5]
     Came 2nd in the 10 & 11 Years Boys High Jump and 3rd in the 11 Years Boys Running Race [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Resided in Three Springs until enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 6 September 1943 [16]
     Leading Aircraftman 82878 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 5 Airfield Construction Squadron during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 12 October 1945 [16] and returned to Three Springs [19]
Financial Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society in 1946 and 1947 [262]
Married Betty Lorraine BUSSENSCHUTT on 22 April 1947 in Three Springs [P220]
Farmer in Three Springs 1947, and in Perenjori 1948 onwards [19]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club 1947-1952 [4: 25-Mar-1950] [89]
Resided in retirement in Geraldton [P220]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Howard Walter Barrett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 7 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/howard-walter-barrett [reference list]




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