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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Roy" Samuel Roy OLDEN

Farmer in Three Springs 1933-1941 [19]
Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 26-Jun-1936, 25-Jun-1937]
He and Bill SIMPSON spent days in April 1936 building the stop butt for the Three Springs Rifle Club's rifle range [5: 24-Apr-1936]
Competitor in the Billiard Tournament held in Three Springs in May 1936 to raise funds for the Hospital in Three Springs [5: 8-May-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]
Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 25-Sep-1936, 12-Mar-1937]
Attended the Three Springs Rifle Club's First Annual Ball at the Hall in Three Springs on Saturday 12 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
     Received the Potts Trophy of a electro-plate cup as the Club's Most Consistent Shooter and Most Improved Rifleman [5]
Loaned his truck to help cart 80 loads of sand, gravel and stones for the nursing quarters in Three Springs in April 1937 [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Married "Dorrie" Doris Mary May KLOPPER in Perth in 1938 [66]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Samuel Roy Olden' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from [sources]

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