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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Vic" Victor Malcolm SHALLCROSS

Born 8 May 1904 [16]
Agent / Manager for Elder Smith & Company in Carnamah 1929-1932 [6] [19]
Ran the Elder Smith & Company agency from premises at 1 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [51]
Member of Carnamah Rifle Club in 1928 [9: 7-Sep-1928]
In 1928 he was one of the local shareholders of the Carnamah Brickworks Company [4: 8-Sep-1928]
     The company had produced about 17,000 bricks of excellent quality from local clay by September 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Show Ball following the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show on 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
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 Plain and Fancy Dress Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 8 August 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929]
Spent the last weekend of August 1929 in Perth, and on his way back to Carnamah stayed a night in Mogumber [4: 7-Sep-1928]
Member of the Carnamah Bridge Club in 1930 [4: 4-Oct-1930]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1930 [4: 16-Aug-1930]
Married Phyllis Lois HADLEY in Perth in 1932 [66]
Clerk in Carnarvon in 1933 and 1934 [6]
Agent / Manager for Elder Smith & Company in Carnarvon 1935-1944 [6] [50]
Departed Carnarvon, Western Australia on the steamship Koolama and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 2 March 1939 [63]
Lieutenant W74922 in Carnarvon's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Resided in Carnarvon until 1946 [6]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mosman Park [2] [16]
Father of Michael and Richard [45]
Died 30 September 1972; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 2, Niche Wall, W4, 214) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Victor Malcolm Shallcross' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from [reference list]

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