29 Bedford Street

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ARCHITECTURE

No 29 Bedford Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a part width, return hip roofed verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts with post brackets. A vertical timber balustrade spans between the posts. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by a sidelight and double hung sash window. The gable bay features a set of casement windows contained in an arch. The roofscape features tapered chimneys.

HISTORY

1945 Friend Found: Mrs E. L. Green, of 29 Bedford Street, East Fremantle, has received from the Daily News the address of Mr H. A. Spiers, of England, who wrote asking for the whereabouts of Fremantle friends he knew in 1901. Mrs Green said her brother, Mr Bowen, served on the s.s. Charon with Mr Spiers at the time and her brother was now living at Wickharn, Newcastle, N.S.W.
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1945 Mr and Mrs J. W. Finlay, of 28 Irwin street, East Fremantle, wish to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter, Ruth. to George. only son of Mrs E. r. Green and the late Mr G.H. Green, of 29 Bedford-street, East Fremantle.
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1945 P.O.W. RELEASED.Mrs E(edith). L. Green, of 29 Bedford street, East Fremantle, was yesterday informed by cablegram that her son, Pte G(george). P. Green (2/7th Field Ambulance), who was taken prisoner on Crete in June, 1941, arrived in England by air on Thursday night after being released from Stalag 344.Germany. Before the war Pte Green was a chemist's apprentice. He went abroad in September, 1940,.at the age of 20 years.Cpl J. Costello, formerly a subeditor on the "Kalgoorlie Miner,",has been released from a prison camp in Germany and is safe and well In England. A cablegram to this effect was received by his mother yesterday. Cpl Costello was taken prisoner at Ruin Ridge.Mrs S. W.cooper, of East Cannington, has been advised by the Air Board that her husband, W/O Syd Cooper, RAAF, has been Liberated by the Allied forces and has arrived in England. He was shot down over Danzig Bay on April 9,1944. Sgt R. C. East and Mrs East have received advice that their son, Cpt Tom East, of the 2/11th Battalion,is now in England. He was captured on Crete. Cpt East enlisted from Manjimup. Mrs Agnes Winch, of Pemberton, has been informed that her son, Pte Richard Jerome Winch, is at the AIF Reception Camp at Eastbourne, England. While serving with the 2/11th Battalion he was captured on Crete. Pte Winch was one of the prisoners who were marched on foot 500 miles across Germany.
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GREEN. On August 21, at his residence, 29
Bedford-street, East Fremantle, after a long illness^ George Henry, dearly beloved husband of Edith, and loved father of Cecile (Mrs. Allan Robinson, Wongan Hills), Constance and George aged 58 years.
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RESIDENTS

1921- 1932: Rendall, William Braeside

1933 - 1937: Green, G. H.

1937 - 1942: Green, Mrs Edith L.

1942 - 1949: Potts, Mrs T. H.

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