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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Victor Robert TRENBERTH

Born 19 July 1916 in Nice, France [16]
Farmhand in Carnamah, Western Australia 1935-1941 [5] [19]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1935 [5: 3-May-1935]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club 1936-1940 - played for the Carnamah Reds [5: 14-Feb-1936] [4: 9-Mar-1940]
     Travelled to and from cricket in Coorow with his team-mates on the back of Charlie OLSON's truck on 9 February 1936 [5]
     On their way back to Carnamah the truck hit a bank on the side of the road and they were all thrown off the back of the truck [5]
     Only one of his team-mates was slightly injured, and after repairing the truck they carried on with their journey home [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Attended the Carnamah Repertory Club's Social Evening & Play Presentation at the Carnamah Hall on 17 June 1936 [5: 19-Jun-1936]
Attended the Bridge Evening to bid farewell to Tom & Johanna BERRIGAN in Carnamah on Sunday 21 June 1936 [5: 26-Jun-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Social Club in 1937 [0: image 03704]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1940 [0: image 03070]
Resided in the Perth suburb of East Fremantle prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 5 February 1941 [16]
Private 5900162 in the Australian Army's 7th Heavy Brigade during the Second World War [16]
During the war had regimental numbers W3468, WX33734 and 5900162 [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 31 October 1945 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Willagee [2]
Died 12 November 1988; ashes interred Fremantle Cemetery, Perth suburb of Palmyra (Main Drive, S2, 13) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Victor Robert Trenberth' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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