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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Norman James Murray PATTON

Born 14 August 1923 in Three Springs, Western Australia [16]
Son of Malcolm Lake PATTON and Irene Sibyl GREENWOOD [P141]
Resided with his parents on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest [P141]
Student at the Waddy Forest State School [5: 10-May-1935]
He and Viv FOWLER were going home from school bareback on the same horse on Wednesday afternoon 8 May 1935 [5]
     He suffered bruises and gravel rash after they stopped the horse too suddenly and were both flung to the ground [5: 10-May-1935]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Coorow on Saturday 6 July 1935 dressed as a "Jockey" [5: 12-Jul-1935]
All the school boys attended a "jolly party" to celebrate his 12th birthday at his home on Sunday 11 August 1935 [5: 16-Aug-1935]
Attended his parents 25th Wedding Anniversary at their home in Waddy Forest on Wednesday night 1 April 1936 [5: 3-Apr-1936]
Won 2nd prize for a Pencil Drawing in the Educational section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Married Yvonne Rae BOTHE in 1948 [P141]
Farmer in Waddy Forest [19]
Employed the services of local builder E. Clive HUNTER to build him a house [P320]
Later retired to Perth [P141]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Norman James Murray Patton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from [reference list]

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