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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Syd" Sydney James FERGUSON

Born 22 September 1905 in Toodyay, Western Australia [16]
Son of Samuel Thomas FERGUSON and Eleanor COOK [15]
Contractor in Carnamah 1929-1933 [6] [P36]
Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in 1929 [53]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1929 and 1930 [4: 6-Jul-1929, 15-Mar-1930]
He was among those who attended the Centenary Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 26 July 1929 [86: 3-Aug-1929]
     The ball was to celebrate 100 years since the founding of Perth and the establishment of the Swan River Colony [86]
Attended the Euchre Party and Dance held at the Winchester School Hall on Saturday 31 August 1929 [4: 7-Sep-1929]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4: 31-May-1930]
Resident of Kalgoorlie WA when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 4 February 1942 [16]
Private WX19529 in the Australian Army's 2/32 Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 17 June 1944 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Maylands [2]
Died 28 October 1971; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 6G, 65) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Sydney James Ferguson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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