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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Percy John LYON

Born 18 July 1898 in Fremantle, Western Australia [15] [16]
Son of Jesse Roy McMurray LYON and Sarah Elizabeth POSTANS [2] [15]
Married Alda Marjory LEONARD on 16 October 1926 at Saint Ignatius Church in Norwood, South Australia [55]
Labourer in Three Springs in 1931 [50]
School Bus Contractor in Three Springs in 1932 [98]
Contractor in Three Springs in 1933 and 1934, and Labourer in Three Springs in 1938 [6] [19]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1927 [4: 25-Jun-1927]
Broke two of his ribs at a football match between Three Springs and Carnamah in Carnamah on Sunday 19 June 1927 [4: 25-Jun-1927]
Central Umpire of local football matches for the North Midlands Football Association in May and June 1936 [5: 29-May-1936, 26-Jun-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936 [5: 10-Jul-1936]
Attended and competed at the Official Opening of the Three Springs Rifle Club's rifle range on Thursday 23 July 1936 [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Himself, his father-in-law John E. LEONARD and J. HOWARD contract cleared Rowe's Road in Arrino for 3/- per chain [5: 4-Sep-1936]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Kenwick prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 21 July 1941 [16]
Sapper W5702 in the Australian Army's 55 Anti Aircraft Company during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 28 September 1944 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Beckenham [2]
Died 28 March 1976; buried Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Roman Catholic, CC, 499) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Percy John Lyon' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/percy-john-lyon [sources]




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