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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Ken" Wilfred Kenneth MUTTER

Born 26 July 1908 in Balaklava, South Australia [55]
Son of William MUTTER and Amy Louisa SAMPSON [55]
Resided with his parents on farmland in Balaklava and later in Everard Central in South Australia [P118]
Educated at the Preston State School, Everard West State School, Balaklava High School, and Roseworthy Agricultural College [P118]
At the end of 1928 he joined his parents on their new farm at Dudawa, East Arrino in Western Australia [P118]
Farmer in Dudawa, East Arrino 1929-1973 [P118]
Attended the meeting held in Arrino on Saturday 13 April 1929 to discuss the affairs and finances of the Arrino Hall [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Member of the Arrino Football Club 1929-1934 - was Vice Captain in 1934 [4: 6-Jul-1929, 2-Aug-1930] [5: 18-Aug-1933, 25-May-1934]
He was an excellent footballer, and very good at any sport [P331]
Attended the Three Springs Football Club's Welcome Home Social for two newly wedded couples on 1 November 1929 [4: 9-Nov-1929]
Returned to Dudawa, East Arrino in April 1930 after spending an enjoyable holiday in the Perth suburb of Cottesloe [4: 26-Apr-1930]
Winner of the Lazy Man Competition held to raise funds for the Methodist Ladies Guild in Three Springs in 1930 [4: 15-Nov-1930]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club in 1930-31 [4: 15-Nov-1930]
Won 1st prize for Gent's Hack in the Horses in Action section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1932 [5: 30-Sep-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on  Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
Member of the Arrino Tennis Club from 1934-35 to 1936-37 [5: 22-Feb-1935, 20-Nov-1936]
Represented Dudawa in a cricket match against the Arrino Cricket Club in Arrino on Saturday 16 February 1935 [5: 22-Feb-1935]
Competed in the North Midland Districts Easter Tennis Tournament held in Mingenew on 20, 21 and 22 April 1935 [5: 26-Apr-1935]
Competitor in the Parkinson Tennis Club's Tennis Tournament held in Carnamah on New Year's Day 1 January 1936 [5: 3-Jan-1936]
Represented the Arrino Tennis Club in their lost cricket match against the Arrino Cricket Club on 13 December 1936 [5: 18-Dec-1936]
Competed in the Carnamah Tennis Club's Easter Tennis Tournament at Centenary Park in Carnamah in March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
The North Midlands Football Association requested he became a Central Umpire for the Association in 1937 [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Married "Sissy" Gladys Eileen MUTTER on Tuesday 6 September 1938 at Saint James Anglican Church in Three Springs [4: 10-Sep-1938]
     His best man was his brother-in-law Carl A. A. WINTER, and groomsman were Leonard F. ANGEL and Phillip M. McCAGH [4]
Lance Corporal in Arrino's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Resided of late at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs, where he passed away at the age of 91 years [24]
On retirement in 1973 he and his wife left Dudawa and shifted to a house in Jarrah Street, Geraldton [P118]
They resided in Geraldton until 1998 and then shifted to Three Springs where he resided until his death [P118]
Father of Roy, Gary and Kerry [161]
Died 12 November 1999; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Uniting, Plot 196) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Wilfred Kenneth Mutter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 5 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/wilfred-kenneth-mutter [reference list]




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