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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 25 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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