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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bob" Lionel Ross WYLIE

Born 8 January 1908 in Wagin, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Scott" Linley Scott WYLIE and Daisie May TUCKER [P135]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1926-1929 [9: 5-Jun-1925] [4: 25-May-1929]
In 1926 was awarded the Carnamah Football Club's prize for the most improved player [4: 7-May-1927]
Garage Assistant in Carnamah in 1929 [19]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Opening Season Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on 18 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
On Thursday 8 August 1929 attended the Plain and Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Town Hall [4: 17-Aug-1929]
His younger brother "Normie" Norman Reginald WYLIE passed away from leukemia in Carnamah on 26 August 1929 [P135]
Following the death of his brother he received a letter of condolence from his friend L. Vera KEEN, previously of Carnamah [P128]
Had left Carnamah by mid 1931 [4: 6-Jun-1931]
Obtained a clearance from the North Midlands Football Association in 1931 to transfer to the Brookhampton Football Club [4: 6-Jun-1931]
In 1936 himself and his parents were living in Spargoville where her was a miner and his father a prospector [50]
Resided in Spargoville until enlisting in the Australian Army on 24 December 1941 [16]
Married Elsie Daisy Elizabeth REAKES, who had also previously resided in Carnamah, in Perth in 1944 [66]
Craftsman WX18255 in the Australian Army's 5 Australian Lines of Communication Provost Coy during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 13 December 1946 [16]
Employee of the Shell Oil Company in Katanning and then Narrogin [0: image 04701]
Representative for the Shell Oil Company in Carnamah in 1953 [0: image 04701]
Remained in Carnamah until at least February 1954 [0: image 04730]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Kalamunda [2]
Died 13 March 1959; buried Guildford Cemetery, Perth suburb of Guildford (Anglican, D, 374) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lionel Ross Wylie' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/lionel-ross-wylie [sources]




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