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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Victor Harold FRANKLIN

Born 15 September 1919 in Subiaco, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Charlie" George Charles FRANKLIN and Ellen Mary ANDERSON [P295]
Resided with his parents on Wattle Grove Farm in Three Springs [19]
Member of the Three Springs Boy Scouts in 1930 [4: 22-Nov-1930]
Farmer of Wattle Grove Farm in Three Springs [19]
Won 2nd prize for a Strong Wool Merino Fleece at the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 22 September 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Member of the Three Springs Rifle Club in 1936 and 1937 [5: 12-Jun-1936, 13-Aug-1937]
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]
Trooper in the 25th Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment formed in Carnamah during the Second World War [16]
Married Margaret Ellen Avis Eileen STOKES in February 1943 [161]
Later farmed in Tenindewa, and by 1975 was living at 37 Slaughter Street in Three Springs [19]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Father of William, George and Doyle [161]
Died 6 June 1997; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Victor Harold Franklin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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