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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Stan" Stanley Gordon BROWN

Born 20 April 1923 in Fremantle, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Chitter" George Francis BROWN and Florence Mabel BINNS [P99]
Student at the Carnamah State School 1931-1934 [4: 14-Jul-1934] [97]
     At the conclusion of 1933 received one of the prizes for the most hardworking student in Grade II [5: 22-Dec-1933]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Balls held in Carnamah in 1933 and 1934 with friend Ross SHERIDAN [5: 24-Nov-1933]
     In 1933 they attended dressed as "Two Old Tramps from the Great North Road" and in 1934 as a "Negro Couple" [4: 3-Nov-1934]
Won a 2nd prize for Handwork in the Educational section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on 6 September 1934 [5: 14-Sep-1934]
Student at the South Fremantle State School in the Perth suburb of Fremantle in 1935 and 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
     In 1935 received Credits in all of his subjects, and held the honour for gaining the highest marks for his school [5]
     After spending the school holidays in Carnamah himself and his brother Geoff returned to their schools on 24 January 1936 [5]
Resided in East Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 1 December 1943 [16]
     Private WX41024 in the Australian Army's 2/7 Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 28 June 1946 [16]
Wharf Labourer in Fremantle [P324]
Later resided in the outer Perth suburb of Beechboro [2]
Died 3 November 2000; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Stanley Gordon Brown' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/stanley-gordon-brown  [ sources ]




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