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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Keith Edgar BALL

Born 10 July 1908 in Katanning, Western Australia [16]
Son of William Cuthbert BALL and Charlotte August MITCHELL [15] [84]
Baptised by Presbyterian Minister Rev. James HAYNES in Katanning on 6 September 1908 [84]
Married Lynette Winchester TUCK in Perth in 1940 [66]
Resided in Corrigin prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 8 June 1942 [16]
Leading Aircraftman 81036 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 11th Repair and Servicing Unit during the Second World War [16]
Attended the Welcome Home Ball held at the Carnamah Hall in Carnamah on 15 December 1945 [52] [7: page 48]
Resided in Carnamah from 1945 until at least 1949 [0: image 04374] [6]
Manager of Elder Smith & Company in Carnamah 1946-1949 [60] [96]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1945 [0: image 04374]
Judge of the Merino Breeds in the Sheep section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Victory Show in 1945 [13]
Made a donation to the Three Springs Agricultural Society in 1946 [262]
Financial Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society in 1946 [150]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 15 November 1946[96]
Financial Member 1946-1948 and Committee Member in 1949 of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society [13] [58]
During his time in Carnamah was telephone number Carnamah-54 [60]
Member of the Carnamah Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League [52]
     President of the Carnamah R.S.L. from June 1946 to April 1947, and Treasurer from 1947 to 1950 [52]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1948 [0: image 04509]
Pallbearer at the funeral of Coorow farmer George HUTCHCRAFT on 28 January 1949 at the Winchester Cemetery [5: 3-Feb-1949]
By December 1950 had left Carnamah and was living in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [4: 16-Dec-1950]
Father of Richard [0: image 04420]
Died 1977 in Victoria, Australia [54]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Keith Edgar Ball' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 12 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/keith-edgar-ball  [ sources ]




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