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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Percy MATTHEWS

Served with the 18th Northumberland Fusiliers during the First World War [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Could be the P. MATTHEWS, Farm Pupil, aged 25, who arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on the Orsova on 4 May 1922 [70]
Farmhand in Carnamah 1928-1936 [19] [50]
Employee of John BOWMAN on The Home Farm in Carnamah [P9]
Resided in a workmen's humpy on a part of John BOWMAN's farm known as "the camp"[P9]
He was among those from Carnamah who attended the R.S.L. Reunion Dinner held in Morawa on 28 October 1933 [5: 3-Nov-1933]
He was inmate of the Carnamah Private Hospital over the weekend of the 9th-10th December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
Turner and Fitter at the Farm Service Station in Carnamah 1934-1936 [5: 12-Jan-1934, 16-Feb-1934] [6]
The Farm Service Station was run by Ivan JOHNSON and was situated on the back half of 17 Macpherson Street, Carnamah [P1]
Caught the train from Carnamah to Perth on Monday 8 January 1934 to have an X-Ray on account of an illness [5: 12-Jan-1934]
In February 1934 was an inmate of the repatriation ward of the Perth Hospital to have an operation for an internal trouble [5: 16-Feb-1934]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Rifle Club in 1934 and 1935 [5: 24-Aug-1934, 12-Jul-1935]
Attended the Carnamah Rifle Club's Opening Shoot for the 1935 season over the 200 yard range on 18 August 1935 [5: 23-Aug-1935]
He and George A. KININMONTH travelled to Kalgoorlie for race week in September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Attended the Fourth Annual North Midlands R.S.L. Reunion Dinner held in Three Springs on Saturday 19 October 1935 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Left Carnamah during the last week of January 1936 with the intention of visiting the goldfields [5: 7-Feb-1936]
Paid a brief visit to Carnamah on Monday 5 October 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Percy Matthews' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/percy-matthews [reference list]




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