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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Vic" Victor Donald PETTIT

Born 31 December 1912 [84]
Son of George William PETTIT and Mary Ann PASCOE [84]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs [84]
Baptised on 30 July 1913 by Charles H. HAMMER of the Wesley Manse in Dongara[84]
Arrived in Three Springs in January 1928 as an assistant to the local railway stationmaster [4: 14-Jan-1928]
Hairdresser and Barber in Three Springs 1935-1938 [6] [19]
Attended the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show and Show Ball on Thursday 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
Attended the Three Springs Race Club's Race Meeting & Evening Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 11 April 1929 [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Member in 1934 and Social Committee Member in 1935 the Three Springs Football Club [5: 27-Jul-1934, 10-May-1935]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1934-35, 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 25-Jan-1935, 1-Nov-1935, 6-Nov-1936]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Represented the North Midlands Cricket Association in a match against the Carnamah District Cricket Association in 1935 [5: 6-Dec-1935]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1936 [5: 10-Apr-1936]
Secretary-Treasurer of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 16-Oct-1936]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mosman Park [2]
Died 21 October 1945; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, IA, 616)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Victor Donald Pettit' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/victor-donald-pettit [sources]




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