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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Les" Leslie James ANDERSON

Born 1922 [15]
Son of James Andrew ANDERSON and "Lena" Kathleen BONSER [15]
Resided with his parents and siblings in Waddy Forest 1927-1935 [19] and on Lake Nedo Farm in Latham 1936-1939 [50]
     Student at the Waddy Well State School in Waddy Forest [5: 12-Jul-1935]
     Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Coorow on Saturday 6 July 1935 dressed as a "Cricketer" [5: 12-Jul-1935]
     Won a 1st prize for Writing in the Educational section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 5 September 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935]
     Won 1st prizes for Handwork and Writing at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in Coorow on 3 September 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Resided in Wubin prior to enlisting in the Australian Army in Geraldton on 18 July 1942 [16]
     Private Wx35221 / W51334 in the Australian Army's 2/117 Australian Mobile Bath Unit during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 19 December 1945 [16]
Farmer in Wyalkatchem [50]
Married Heather May WATSON in Perth in 1948 [66]
Died 1971 [15]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leslie James Anderson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/leslie-james-anderson [sources]




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