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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Percy Charles BRIDGE

Born 8 March 1906 in Popanyinning, Western Australia [16]
Son of Percy Thomas BRIDGE and Ida Esther MILLER-HEIMANN [10: 24-Jan-1919]
Resided with his parents in Mingenew [10: 24-Jan-1919]
Attended the Guildford Grammar School in the Perth suburb of Guildford on a scholarship in 1919 [10: 24-Jan-1919]
Employee at the National Bank in Three Springs in 1928 and 1929 [4: 7-Jan-1928, 6-Apr-1929]
     Attended the wedding of Kathleen HÄUSSLER and Harry ZUEGG of Winchester in Carnamah on 7 February 1928 [4: 11-Feb-1928]
     Attended the wedding dance of Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN in Carnamah on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
     He was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
     Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
     Attended the Beach Committee's Dance held at the Dongara Hall in Dongara on Monday evening 28 February 1929 [4: 2-Feb-1929]
     Travelled to Mingenew to spend the Easter holidays with his parents and other family members in 1929 [4: 6-Apr-1929]
     Attended the Three Springs Race Club's Race Meeting & Evening Ball in Three Springs on Thursday 11 April 1929 [4: 20-Apr-1929]
     He was one of the 25 who attended the surprise birthday party for Ivy G. OLIVER in Mingenew on 24 June 1929 [4: 29-Jun-1929]
     Most originally dressed gentleman as "Felix" at the Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 27 June 1929 [4: 6-Jul-1929]
     Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
     He was tendered a public farewell in Three Springs on 13 December 1929, at which he was given a travelling rug [39: 17-Dec-1929]
     Left Three Springs in December 1929 after being transferred to Perth [39: 17-Dec-1929]
Bank Clerk in Kulin in 1936 [50]
Married Nancy Wilhelmina McCARTER in 1936 [66]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Nedlands prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 26 March 1942 [16]
     Private W66865 in the Australian Army's 7th Battalion during a portion of the Second World War [16]
Clerk in Three Springs 1943-1949 [19]
     Resided with his wife in Carter Street, Three Springs [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Claremont [2]
Died 11 October 1991; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth (MC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 17, 283) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Percy Charles Bridge' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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