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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Paul ATTWOOD

Born 16 October 1910 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of Henry and Mary ATTWOOD, and stepson of John SIMPTON [215]
Student at the Jolimont State School in the Perth suburb of Jolimont [215]
Resided with his mother and stepfather in Coorow 1919-1921 and in Gunyidi 1922-1924 [6] [44] [215]
     His name was listed as a prospective student on applications for the reopening of the closed Coorow State School in May 1919 [215]
     Student at the Coorow State School at Coorow House on Victoria Location 385 in Coorow in 1920 [215]
     Won a 2nd prize for Writing at the Three Springs Day held in Three Springs on Thursday 23 September 1920 [10: 15-Oct-1920]
     Following the closure of the Coorow State School in November 1920 he attended the Maylands State School in Perth [215]
Farmer at Wilroy northeast of Mullewa 1933-1935 [19]
Married Mabel Joan JAMES in Perth in 1941 [66]
Resided in Perth prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 12 December 1941[16]
     Sergeant W23119 of the Australian Army's 110 Perth Military Hospital during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 14 April 1947 [16]
From after the war until at least 1958 resided at 56 Westminster Street in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [3] [84]
Following his mother's death in 1941 he paid rates on two vacant blocks in the Carnamah townsite belonging to his late stepfather [3]
     The two blocks were 9 Yarra Street (Lot 13 of Victoria Location 1936) and 10 Yarra Street (Lot 14 of Victoria Location 1936) [3]
     By 1952 there was £5/2/6 of unpaid rates for the two blocks in Carnamah owing to the Carnamah District Road Board [4: 2-Aug-1952]
     The Carnamah District Road Board advertised and subsequently sold off the two blocks to recover the money owed [4: 2-Aug-1952]
     9 Yarra Street was sold to David I. M. BOWMAN and 10 Yarra Street to Mrs Stella M. REYNOLDS, both of Carnamah [3]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Carlisle [2]
Father of Vicki, Laurence and Brian [84]
Died 1 March 1995; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (General, Lawn 3, 247) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Paul Attwood' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/paul-attwood [sources]




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