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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Leslie Norman SMITH

Born 30 September 1912 in Hamilton, Victoria, Australia [16] [54]
Son of William Henry SMITH and Annie GREENHILL [54]
Married Eileen Eunice McCAGH in Perth in 1942 [66]
Resided in the Perth suburb of North Perth prior to enlisting in the Australia Army on 19 January 1943 [16]
Private WX22279 in the Australian Army's 37 Company AASC during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 18 February 1946 [16]
By 1951 he was the farmer of 2,700 acres on the Waddy Estate [3]
His 2,700 acres was on the Waddy Estate and was a portion of Victoria Location 9970 [3]
Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest branch of the Farmers' Union of WA in 1951 [4: 7-Apr-1951]
Member of the Coorow-Marchagee Fire Brigade - was one its Lieutenants in 1951 [4: 8-Sep-1951]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1956 [4: 3-Aug-1956]
Had the telephone connected in 1961 - was telephone number Carnamah East 204 [60]
Farmer in Carnamah until his death in 1967 [P22]
Died 17 September 1967; buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Baptist, AA, 300A) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Leslie Norman Smith' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from [reference list]

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