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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Lila Kathleen PLUNKETT / GRIEVE / WALDOCK

Born 8 October 1926 in Lake Grace, Western Australia [P40]
Daughter of "Maurie" Maurice PLUNKETT and Barbara Katie FARNSWORTH [P264]
Shifted with parents from Mullewa to Carnamah during March 1936 [P40]
Resided with her parents in Carnamah 1936-1939 [P40]
Student at the Carnamah State School [P40]
Exhibited in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show at Centenary Park, Carnamah on 10 September 1936 [5]
     Awarded 1st prize for Needlework, 2nd prize for Writing and the Special Prize for 9-14 years Girls Writing [5: 18-Sep-1936]
With N. LINDSAY came 3rd in the 9-11 Years Siamese Race at the Inter-School Sports in Carnamah on 2 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
She was the Best Dressed Poster Girl as "British Empire Goods" at the Children's Fancy Dress Ball in Carnamah in 1936 [5: 20-Nov-1936]
Along with her parents left Carnamah and shifted to Perth and then Laverton in 1939 [P40]
During the war shifted with her mother to Mount Hawthorn WA [P40]
Married (1) Oliver K. GRIEVE on 19 August 1944 in the Perth suburb of Leederville [P40]
Married (2) Mick WALDOCK on 24 September 1960 in the Perth suburb of Melville[P40]
Died 17 December 1996 in Perth; buried Quindanning WA [P40]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lila Kathleen Plunkett / Grieve / Waldock' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 30 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/lila-kathleen-plunkett [sources]




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