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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Robert Bruce GEMMELL

Born 7 January 1895 in Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of Archibald Stewart GEMMELL and Elizabeth GORDON [54]
Manager of the Bank of New South Wales in Mingenew, Western Australia 1935-1939[5] [6] [50]
Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 1-Nov-1935, 13-Nov-1936]
Represented the North Midlands Cricket Association in a match against the Carnamah District Cricket Association in 1935 [5: 6-Dec-1935]
Motored to Perth with Henry H. KENT, manager of the National Bank in Mingenew, on Monday 23 October 1936 [5: 30-Oct-1936]
Speaker at the North Midlands Cricket Association's dinner at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs on 21 March 1937 [5: 25-Mar-1937]
Attended the Official Opening of the Three Springs Golf Club's new golf links in Three Springs on Sunday 23 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Married Winifred Isabel PEARCE in Perth in 1937 [66]
Committee Member of the Mingenew Parents & Citizens Association in 1937 [4: 7-Aug-1937]
Committee Member of the Mingenew Hospital Association in 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Secretary of the committee who made the preparations for the Mingenew Hospital Association's Annual Ball in 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Lieutenant W72011 in the Mount Magent's Australian Army Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Maylands [2]
Died 21 March 1953; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Bruce Gemmell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/robert-bruce-gemmell [reference list]




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