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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs



Born 26 September 1925 in Bombay, India [P468]
Daughter of John Clough GREEN and Constance WILLIAMS [P468]
The early years of her life were spent in Bombay, India and she attended a British military school in Deoali [P468]
She worked in the Army & Navy Stores as a telephonist before transferring into the navy during the Second World War [P468]
Married "Bill" Gordon Temple Peter NETTLETON in 1946 in Bombay, India [379]
Resided with her husband and son at 853 Barkerend Road in Bradford, Yorkshire, England before shifting back to India [203]
The three of them departed Southampton, England on the steamship Canton on 26 August 1949 bound for Bombay, India [203]
They departed Colombo, Ceylon on the steamship Strathaird and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 11 November 1954 [63]
Following their arrival in Western Australia they resided in Onslow and Perth before shifting to Carnamah [P468]
She and her husband were the first lessees of theCarnamah Roadhouse, which at that time was open until midnight each day [P468]
There was a larger dining room which was very popular, especially on Sundays after the football [P468]
Her brother Hector GREEN shifted to Carnamah to help pump the petrol as her husband was kept busy helping her in the kitchen [P468]
Their son Michael helped washing dishes and with the petrol while Sharon SMITH and Nolene SMITH were hired as waitresses [P468]
Along with their son they resided in a house which immediately adjoined the roadhouse - a door going into their lounge room [P468]
Member of the Carnamah Bowling Club [P468]
As the roadhouse in Carnamah was a lease they decided to buy freehold the roadhouse in Mingenew, which they ran for 16 years [P468]
Upon selling their roadhouse in Mingenew they retired to Geraldton [P468]
After a while they were bored with retirement and opened a restaurant in Geraldton called the Red Candle [P468]
When, a few years later, her husband's health deteriorated, they sold the restaurant and began their second retirement [P468]
Following her husband's death in 1983 she shifted to Perth to be nearer her sisters and brother [P468]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Madeley [2]
Mother of Michael [P468]
Died 17 December 2014 [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joy Millicent Green / Nettleton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 January 2020 from [sources]

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