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Wilford Denison COLE - DONGARA, West Australia

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Wilford Denison COLE

Born 8 June 1914 in Dongara, Western Australia

Resided in Morawa and then at Wongan Hills prior to shifting to Carnamah in September 1934

Arrived in Carnamah on Wednesday 12 September 1934 to take over management of The North Midland Times newspaper

Printed his first edition of The North Midland Times newspaper on Friday 21 September 1934

Included a Special Annual Summer Supplement titled "A Story of Primary Production" in the paper on 8 February 1935

After running The North Midland Times for six months he printed his last edition of the paper on 15 March 1935

Left Carnamah by train on Tuesday 19 March 1935 and shifted to Perth

His father composed the performance of the Morawa Concert Party at the Silver Jubilee Celebrations in Morawa in 1936

Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 12 November 1940

Leading Aircraftman 29223 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 1 Aircraft Depot during the Second World War

Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 4 January 1946

Printer in Carnarvon in 1949

Later resided in Moora

Died 18 November 1998; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA

Surnames: COLE
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