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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"George" Alfred George Henry STEPHENS

Born 12 February 1905 in Midland Junction, Western Australia [16]
Son of Albert Edward STEPHENS and Rose Clarice PIMM; stepson of "Ray" Raymond Robert WYLIE [P142]
Resided with his parents in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction and then in Northam [P142]
Following his father's death in mid 1908 his mother sold their house and purchased a boarding house in Kellerberrin [P142]
Resided in Kellerberrin with her sister and mother, who in 1912 married Agricultural Bank inspector Raymond Robert WYLIE [P142]
Resided with his mother and stepfather on farmland at Emu Hill, in Perth, on farmland Goomalling and then in Carnamah [P142]
Received his early education by correspondence and then at the North Kumminin and South Kumminin State Schools [P142]
Shifted to Carnamah with his stepfather, mother and siblings in 1924 [P135]
Labourer in Carnamah 1929-1932 [19]
Came third in the Sheffield Handicap race in the Sports section of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's 1926 Show [9: 15-Oct-1926]
Attended the Ball in Carnamah in aid of the local Roman Catholic Church's building fund on Thursday 24 May 1930 [4: 31-May-1930]
Farmer in Tardun in 1933, and in 1935 was living in Morawa [5: 24-Jan-1936] [19]
His sister Daphne and Marjorie E. BARNES of Carnamah visited him in Tardun over the first weekend of November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Married Patricia LIZARS in 1934 [66]
He and his wife stayed with his stepfather Raymond R. WYLIE in Carnamah during January 1936 [5: 24-Jan-1936]
His sister-in-law Lorna and her husband Edward T. BLACKWELL resided in Coorow 1936-1949 [5: 6-Nov-1936] [6] [19]
Resided in Perth prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 24 April 1943 [16]
Private WX38522 in the Australian Army's 67 Australian DCRE during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 17 February 1947 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mount Hawthorn [2]
Died 15 October 1983; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, GC, 191)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Alfred George Henry Stephens' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 March 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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