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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Norman Mackley NOBLE

Born 1875 in Woodford, Essex, England [20] [21]
Son of Richard NOBLE and Amelia Maria MACKLEY [20] [21]
In 1881 he was living with his aunt Ellen and uncle Frederick DE PAULA at 11 Upperton Gardens in Eastbourne, Sussex, England [20]
Along with his parents and brothers Walter, Thomas and Herbert arrived in Victoria, Australia on the Manapouri in June 1882
Departed Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on the Grantala and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 27 June 1905 [70]
Married Mrs Francesca Munday SCRUBY in 1914 in Perth, Western Australia [66]
In 1914 he was working as a Water Supply Supervisor and was living in the Perth suburb of West Perth [18]
Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at the Blackboy Hill military camp on 12 July 1916 [30: item 8002258]
     On enlistment he was recorded as 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 188 lbs. with grey eyes, brown hair and a dark complexion [30]
     Embarked Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for active service abroad on the H.M.A.T. A71 Nester on 21 November 1917 [30]
     Lance Corporal 8004 in the Australian Imperial Force's 3rd Tunnelling Company in France during the First World War [30]
     Invalided to England suffering from influenza and was admitted to the King George Hospital in London on 1 March 1918 [30]
     Embarked from London, England on the Konigin Louise and disembarked in Fremantle, Western Australia on 3 August 1919 [30]
     Discharged from the Australian Imperial Force on 31 August 1919; received the British War Medal and the Victory Medal [30]
Farmer of Yangewa Farm in Yandanooka 1921-1949 [4: 1-Nov-1930] [19]
     His farm was the 1,502 acre Lot 56 of the Yandanooka Estate in Yandanooka [44] [61]
     Member of the Yandanooka Hall Building Committee in 1922 [86: 21-Nov-1922]
     In 1932 owned a Pontiac car, which was registered with the Mingenew Road Board with license plate MI-157 [4: 12-Nov-1932]
     Attended the Fourth Annual North Midlands R.S.L. Reunion Dinner in Three Springs on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Father of Margaret Mackley NOBLE [84] and stepfather of and father to Thelma Ethel NOBLE [4: 1-Nov-1930]
Died 9 May 1961; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Norman Mackley Noble' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 December 2018 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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