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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Norm" Norman Vincent FOGARTY

Born 20 November 1914 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Dick" Richard James Auchinleck FOGARTY and Ruth Henrietta NESBITT [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs, where his father worked as a Contractor [19]
Student at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs from February 1920 to December 1924 [98]
From 1925 onwards he was a student at the Three Springs State School in Three Springs [98]
Relieving Manager of the North Midlands Farmers' Co-operative Company's store in Carnamah in September 1935 [5: 6-Sep-1935]
Grocer's Assistant in Three Springs 1936-1959 [19]
Won 2nd prizes for Writing, Pencil Drawing and Crayon Drawing at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
Member of the Three Springs Boy Scouts in 1930 [4: 22-Nov-1930]
Attended the evening dance at the Three Springs Hall after the R.S.L. Sports Day at Arrino on 5 November 1932 [5: 18-Nov-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1934 and 1936 [5: 31-Aug-1934, 22-May-1936]
Represented the Three Springs section of the amalgamated Coorow-Three Springs Anglican Parish at meetings in 1934 [5: 19-Nov-1934]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Attended the luncheon tendered to Primate of Australia Rev. Henry F. LE FANU in Three Springs on Monday 1 July 1935 [5: 5-Jul-1935]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 4-Dec-1936]
Attended the Surprise Party for Miss Joyce E. BASTIAN at The Oaks Farm in Three Springs on 12 February 1937 [5: 19-Feb-1937]
Attended the farewell to Josephine M. FITZGERALD at the Carnamah Hotel on Saturday evening 27 March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Married Mary Ellen HOWARD of Three Springs in 1942 [66]
Resided in Three Springs until enlisting in the Australian Army on 30 June 1942[16]
     Best man at the wedding of Albert E. ROJO and his sister-in-law Ivy HOWARD in Three Springs on 16 March 1943 [4: 3-Apr-1943]
     He and five other local soldiers were honoured at a Social & Dance held in Three Springs on Monday 20 September 1943 [4]
     Following dancing and speeches he and the other five soldiers were presented with a cheques for £3 [4: 25-Sep-1943]
     Private WX28405 in the Australian Army's 2/48 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 21 December 1945 [16] and returned to Three Springs [19]
Resided in Three Springs until his death in 1959 [2] [19]
Died 10 December 1959; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, WD, 156)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Norman Vincent Fogarty' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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