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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Peter ROBERTS

Born 14 June 1919 in Clare, South Australia [55]
Son of Ivor Blyth ROBERTS and Margaret Oliver BLAKE [55]
Resided with his parents on Barokee Farm in Waddy Forest [--]
Won the Novelty Competition in the Educational section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1933 [5: 15-Sep-1933]
Paid 20/- in Vermin Bonuses by the Carnamah District Road Board during the 1933-34 financial year for killing two foxes [300: page 42]
Along with his father travelled from Waddy Forest to Perth for a short holiday on Monday 2 April 1934 [5: 6-Apr-1934]
Competed in the Ring Events at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show at Maley Park, Coorow on Thursday 30 August 1934 [5]
     Won the Coat Hat & Cigarette Race and came 2nd in the Flag Race, the Melon Race and the Open Trot [5]
     Also awarded 2nd prize for a Merino Ewe with Twin Lambs exhibited in the Sheep section [5: 7-Sep-1934]
Member of the Coorow Football Club in 1935 [5: 31-May-1935]
Won the Swerving Race in the Rings Events at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on Thursday 5 September 1935 [5: 13-Sep-1935]
Came 2nd in the Flag Race in the Rings Events at the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 12 September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Member of the Waddy Forest Tennis Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 25-Oct-1935, 23-Oct-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's 1936 season Opening Day at Centenary Park in Carnamah on Sunday 26 April 1936 [5: 1-May-1936]
Attended the Coorow Golf Club's Opening Day for the 1936 season in Coorow on Sunday 17 May 1936 [5: 22-May-1936]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Came 2nd in the 10-stone Gent's Hack in the Horses in Action section of the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 11-Sep-1936]
Attended Roy M. PATTON's birthday at the dam on Longforest Farm in Waddy Forest on Sunday 8 November 1936 [5: 13-Nov-1936]
He and Benjamin W. J. LAMPARD travelled to Perth with Roy M. PATTON on Saturday 19 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Competitor in the Parkinson Tennis Club's Tennis Tournament held in Carnamah on New Year's Day 1 January 1937 [5: 8-Jan-1937]
He tied with Cyril J. T. MARTYN to win the Men's Foursomes at the Coorow Golf Club's Season Opening in 1937 [5: 21-May-1937]
Resided in Coorow until enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 22 May 1941 [16]
     Leading Aircraftman 38761 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 4 Transport & Movement Office during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 9 November 1945 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Morley [2]
Died 23 June 1985; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]


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




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