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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Arthur FAULKS

Born 8 April 1904 in Leicestershire, England [16]
Hosiery Operator in England [70]
Departed London, England on the steamship Esperance Bay and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 1 February 1925 [70]
Married Lilian Rose PAINTER in Perth in 1929 [66]
Licensee of the Carnamah Hotel in Macpherson Street, Carnamah from July 1940 until October 1940 [0: images 03894 & 03929]
During his time the hotel's advertisements carried the line "Renowned for Comfort, Good Table & Attention" [0: image 03894]
The hotel also boasted hot and cold water baths, large rooms and a moderate tariff [0: image 03894]
In addition to guests the hotel also took on permanent boarders [0: image 03894]
The "Carnamah Hotel" was a Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1940 [13]
Ran the Carnamah Hotel until October 1940 when its licence was taken over by Reginald H. SMITH [0: image 03929]
Gave up the license to shift to Perth to be with his wife who had been forced to move there due to ill health [0: image 03929]
Left Carnamah on 26 October 1940 [0: image 03933]
Resided in South Perth until enlisting in the Australian Army on 1 August 1941[16]
Gunner W4979 in the Australian Army's 5 Anti Aircraft Battery for two months of the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 6 October 1941 [16]
Once more resided in South Perth until enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 27 May 1944 [16]
Leading Aircraftman 84843 at the Royal Australian Air Force's 14 Aircraft Repair Depot during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 20 March 1946 [16]
Resident of South Perth until his death in 1968 [2]
Father of Marjorie [0: image 03933]
Died 4 September 1968; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, VC, 21)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Arthur Faulks' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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