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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John Charles MORGAN

Born 19 July 1922 in Geraldton, Western Australia [16]
Son of Stephen John Henry MORGAN and Ann WHITEHURST [16]
Resided with his parents on Mingatarra Farm in Three Springs [P109]
Won 1st prize for Infant's Crayon Drawing at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show in 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Three Springs on 6 December 1929 as "Centenary Western Australia 1929" [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 as "Don Bradman" [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Won a 1st prize for Woodwork in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 13 September 1934 [5: 21-Sep-1934]
Came 2nd in the Under 14 Horse Riding Competition at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Also awarded 1st prize for Boys Prize Essay in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Won 1st for a Collection of Fodder Plants in the Grain & Fodder section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
Resided in Three Springs until enlisting in the Australian Army on 6 February 1943 [16]
Gunner WX37881 in the Australian Army's 3 Field Regiment during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 26 January 1944 [16] and returned to Three Springs [19]
Married Margaret Laura KNIGHT in 1950 [66]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Charles Morgan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-charles-morgan [reference list]




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