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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Lloyd Noel CROFT

Born 14 December 1919 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Augie" Augustus Frederick Leopold CROFT and Alma Caroline HOLDEN [P328]
Resided with his parents in Moora 1926-1930 [P328] and attended the Moora State School to Standard III [215]
Shifted with his parents from Moora to Coorow in 1930 [P328]
He was listed by his father as a prospective student in applications to reopen the closed Coorow State School in early January 1930 [215]
Student at the Coorow State School in Coorow from its reopening on 10 February 1930 until leaving when he turned 14 [215]
Enlisted in the Australian Army in Coorow on 24 July 1941 [16]
Married "Joan" Margaret Joan MANNING in Perth in 1942 [66]
Private W20292 in the Australian Army's 4th Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 19 February 1946 [16]
Labourer in Coorow 1947-1962 [19]
He was one of the guests of honour at the Welcome Home to Ex-Service Personnel in Coorow on 2 March 1946 [5: 15-Mar-1946]
Also attended the Dinner and Smoke Social for ex-Serviceman held in Carnamah on 27 April 1946 [5: 10-May-1946]
Member of Coorow Tennis Club in 1946-47 [5: 13-Dec-1946]
After H. Aubrey HACKETT he managed the general store in Coorow belonging to Mrs Eva V. CASEY during the 1950s [P361]
Serviceman in Mingenew for at least the years 1964-1970 [19]
Casket carrier at the funeral of retired Mingenew butcher Norman SAGGERS at the Mingenew Cemetery on 22 April 1963 [4: 26-Apr-1963]
Father of Terry and Bruce [P84]
Died 10 April 1989; buried at the Utakarra Cemetery in Geraldton, Western Australia [26]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lloyd Noel Croft' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/lloyd-noel-croft [reference list]




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