Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Joachim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Rev. Milton Edison BASSETT

Born 6 July 1911 in Northam, Western Australia [16]
Son of Joseph William BASSETT and Sophia Maud DINSDALE [243]
Methodist Minister in Three Springs in 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933] [19]
Embraced and conducted services in Three Springs, Arrino, Dudawa, Yandanooka, Inering, Carnamah and Waddy Forest [5]
Wrote in appreciation to the Three Springs Road Board for them banning dancing in their hall after midnight on Saturdays [5: 21-Jul-1933]
In the last week of August 1933 drove to Perth by car and stayed a few days with Mr and Mrs E. BASSETT of Maylands [5: 1-Sep-1933]
His sister Miss Thelma BASSETT visited him in Three Springs and returned to Maylands on Thursday 7 September 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Left the Three Springs district during the in early April 1934 after being transferred to Ravensthorpe [5: 23-Mar-1934, 13-Apr-1934]
Married Dorothy Jean Earl POLLARD in 1936 [66]
Resident of Bassendean when he enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 20 July 1940 [16]
Sergeant 17391 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 7 Communications Unit during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 3 January 1945 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Yokine [2]
Died 12 August 1973; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, HC, 138)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Milton Edison Bassett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

Use the below form or email

Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.