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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bob" Robert Henry LAMBERT

Born 4 July 1904 in Mildura, Victoria, Australia [16]
Son of Henry William LAMBERT and Lillian Grace VICK [54]
Arrived in Carnamah with his wife and children on 14 March 1938 [P284]
Postmaster of the Carnamah Post Office at 12 Macpherson Street, Carnamah from March 1938 [P284] to May 1940 [0: image 03071]
During his time as Postmaster he improved the postal services for rural Carnamah residents [0: image 03766]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1938-1940 [58]
Midway through 1939 the Secretary of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society resigned on account of leaving the district [58]
Stepped in and took over the duties of Secretary for the Carnamah District Agricultural Society for the remainder of the year 1939 [58]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club - was Secretary and Treasurer in 1939 [0: image 03848]
Member and Treasurer of the Carnamah Golf Club [P284] [0: image 03070]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1939 [489]
Hosted some of the Repertory Club's rehearsals at his home and managed the backstage of the club's productions [7: pages 227-8]
Concluded his duties as Postmaster in Carnamah on 31 May 1940 and began his annual leave [0: image 03071]
Following his annual leave he was to take up new duties with the Post Office in Toodyay [0: image 03071]
Left Carnamah around early June of 1940 and relocated to Toodyay [0: image 03069]
Vice Patron of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1940 and 1941 [13]
Resided in Toodyay until at least 1942 [16]
Husband of Mary [P284]
Father of Bob and Kathleen [P284]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Robert Henry Lambert' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 May 2021 from [sources]

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