Kathleen Moreton was a patient at Carn Brea. She died after giving birth to a still-born son.
Page 7 of the Sunday Times of 1 August 1920 mentions the wedding of a member of the Rowe family of Maylands.
At the Methodist Church, Maylands, on the 10th inst., Mr. George, Bignell (late of A.I.F.), eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Bignell, of Leonora, espoused Miss Amy Rowe, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Rowe, of Maylands, the Rev. Corley Butler performing the ceremony.
Edgar Steitz was a painter and sculptor who lived for decades in Caledonian Avenue, Maylands. Edgar worked as a window cleaner in his family’s business, Universal Window Cleaning.
Joseph Pengel was mentioned on page 5 of the The West Australian of 1 December 1916.
STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS. EXAMINATIONS, 1916.
STATE PRIMARY SCHOOLS BURSARIES.
On the results of the examination held by the Education Department recently, the undermentioned candidates succeeded in winning bursaries of the value of £5 each per annum, tenable for two years. Their names are placed in order of merit… Joseph H. Pengel, Maylands;
According to page 7 of The Daily News of 23 June 1927, Joseph Pengel aged 22 pleaded guilty to stealing beer from the City Hotel.
Stole Beer.— What Mr. J. O’Dea, who appeared for the defence, said was done in a spirit of drunken bravado, formed the substance of the charge against Joseph Pengel (22) and Harry Hansen (21), who pleaded guilty at the City Court yesterday to having stolen four bottles of beer from the City Hotel on June 11. Sgt. Houston, who appeared for the prosecution, told Mr. A. B. Kidson, P.M., that the bartender in the bottle department had absented himself for a few moments while the accused were at the counter. He saw the men’s reflection in a mirror and returned to the counter at the time when one of the accused was taking the beer and passing it to the other. Each man was fined £2 with 11s 6d costs. Sgt. Houston prosecuted.
According to page 7 of The Daily News of 31 May 1943, Joseph Pengel had become a runner, well-known footballer, a waterside worker, a stretcher bearer and a POW.
Well-known footballer Joseph H. Pengel is a prisoner of war in Malaya. Information to this effect was received yesterday by his wife, who lives in Duke Street, East Fremantle.
Mr Pengel was captain of Subiaco Football Club in 1926, and also played for Maylands and South Fremantle. He also won many trophies for running.
A waterside worker when he enlisted, he went away as a stretcher bearer with an ambulance unit in August. 1941.
His son, Keith, is in the R.A.A.F., and his daughter, Merle, plays with an orchestra twice a week for Comforts Fund dances.
Joseph Pengel returned to Western Australia after WWII and was able to resume his role as a waterside worker.
According to Bob Corby’s Footprints through Time book, Peter Wright became general manager of Wrights Lmited in 1938.