Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Harvey" James Laurence Harvey ARMSTRONG

Born 26 September 1919 in Maylands, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Jim" James ARMSTRONG and Gladys Ethel BECK [P263]
Resided with his parents on Petan Farm in Winchester 1919-1928 and on Lakeside Farm in Winchester 1929-1942 [P263]
Baptised by Rev. Alex W. JAMES of the North Midlands Methodist Mission on 28 December 1919 [84]
Student at the Winchester School on Inchgower Farm in Winchester in 1923[7: page 84]
Student at the Winchester State School from 2 February 1928 to 9 September 1933[25]
Came 2nd in an Egg & Spoon Race a the Sports Day and Picnic at Centenary Park, Carnamah on 9 October 1930[4: 18-Oct-1930]
Came 2nd in the Best Girl or Boy Rider class of the Horse Events at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 22-Sep-1933]
Member of the Carnamah Lodge of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows Friendly Society in 1936 [5: 23-Oct-1936]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club in 1936-37 and 1937-38 [5: 4-Dec-1936, 24-Dec-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Cycle Club in 1937 [5: 27-Aug-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1939 [0: image 03794]
Steward of the Cattle section of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Shows in 1939 and 1940 [13]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1940 and 1941 [0: images 03967 & 04054]
Member of the No. 2 Troop of the "C" Squadron of the motorised 25th Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment in 1939 [P15]
The No. 2 Troop was a local militia unit made of people from the North Midlands and trained in Carnamah once a fortnight [P15]
Trooper in the 25th Light Horse Machine Gun Militia Unit camped at Canning Weir in 1941 [0: image 04022]
Enlisted in the Australian Army on 11 July 1942 [16]
Corporal WX28110 in the Australian Army's 3rd Division Provost Company during the Second World War [16] [0: image 04376]
Married "Gwen" Gwenyth Faith WASS in Perth in 1944 [66]
They were living in Dongara when their son Lawrence Charles was baptised on 8 August 1945 [84]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 29 November 1945 [16]
Following his discharge from the Australian Army he entered the Western Australian Police Force [0: image 04376]
Farmer of Yearalia Farm in Moora in the 1960s [19]
Later resided in the coastal town of Jurien [116]
Died 16 March 2008 in Moora; buried at Moora Public Cemetery in Moora, Western Australia (Methodist, Plot 111) [116]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Laurence Harvey Armstrong' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 June 2024 from [reference list]

Use the below form or email

Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.