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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Pat" Patricia Phyllis Mary ROBERTS / PALMER

Born 9 August 1914 in Subiaco, Western Australia [16]
Daughter of Frederick William ROBERTS and Margaret RETALLACK [P485]
In 1921 her father purchased prospective farmland at Waddy Forest in the Coorow district [27]
Resided with her parents on Treverry Farm in Waddy Forest [P485]
Attended the Ball after the Three Springs Races on 11 April 1929 in a dress of lavender georgette with fancy beading [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Probationary Nurse at the Government Hospital in Geraldton [50]
Nurse in Geraldton, Wiluna and then Mount Magnet, where she met her future husband [P485]
Resided in Mount Magnet until enlisting in the Australian Army on 18 February 1942 [16]
Corporal 94692 in the Australian Army's 5 Embarkation Depot during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 30 December 1942 [16]
Married Desly Halley PALMER in Perth on 20 January 1943 [P485]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Keysbrook and later on Taworri Farm in Ongerup [50]
By 1972 they were living at 35 Lawson Street in the Perth suburb of Bentley [50]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Bentley until her death at the age of 76 years [2]
Died 2 February 1991; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in the Perth (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 8E, 139) [2]
Her husband lived for another 21 years and passed away at the age of 101 years on 4 February 2012 [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Patricia Phyllis Mary Roberts / Palmer' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from [reference list]

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