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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Kim" Gerald Kimberley HOLMES

Born 1893 in Derby, Western Australia [15]
Son of Thomas Charles HOLMES and Elizabeth Anne MARTIN [15]
Clerk in Geraldton 1911-1924 [6]
Married Florence Louisa STOKES in 1923 [66]
From 1925 to 1928 he was working as a Clark and living at 20 Woodroyd Street in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [6] [50]
Manager for Millar's Timber & Trading Company Limited in Carnamah in 1928 [4: 1-Sep-1928]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1928 [9: 23-Mar-1928]
Attended the wedding and reception of Charles ROBERTSON and Winifred M. LANG in Carnamah on Tuesday 27 March 1928 [4]
     He played the piano at Charles and Winifred's wedding dance held later that night at the Carnamah Hall [4: 31-Mar-1928]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1928 [4: 21-Apr-1928]
Provider of music at the Carnamah Football Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 19 May 1928 [4: 26-May-1928]
Tendered a farewell party by his friends in Carnamah during the last week of August 1928 at the home of Geoffrey K. RYDER [4]
     Among those present were Geoff RYDER, Arnold BIERMANN, Bert HAYES, Neil GRAHAM, Alf NIND and Clarrie RYAN [4]
Attended the wedding of Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN at the Carnamah Hall on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
He very much regretted being transferred from Carnamah however wouldn't knock back his promotion to Northam [4: 1 & 8-Sep-1928]
He had spent a very happy time at Carnamah and wished the district and people the greatest amount of prosperity possible [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Left Carnamah by train on Tuesday 28 August 1928 to an assemblage of people who had gathered to bid him farewell [4: 1-Sep-1928]
Manager of the Millars Timber & Trading Company branch in Northam from 1928 until at least 1939 [4: 1-Sep-1928] [6]
Resided at 57 Duke Street, Northam and later at 28 Newcastle Road, Northam [6] [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gerald Kimberley Holmes' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 November 2017 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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