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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Mannie" / "George" Arthur George Harold JOLLEY

Born 5 January 1926 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of Arthur Henry JOLLEY and Edith Maude DEE [39: 8-Jan-1926]
Initially resided with his parents on farmland in Yandanooka [39: 8-Jan-1926] [81: 27-Apr-1930]
By 1930 his father, who was also known as Edward Robert JOLLEY, was listed in newspapers as a missing person [81: 27-Apr-1930]
He, his sister Nellie and their mother resided for a number of years with their grandmother Mrs Ellen DEE in the Arrino townsite [P2]
Won a 1st prize for a Crayon Drawing in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1936 [5: 25-Sep-1936]
He was one of the four chief mourners at his grandmother Ellen's funeral in Three Springs on 16 August 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
Employee of the Midland Railway Company in Carnamah in 1943 [0: image 04241]
Resided in Carnamah until enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force in Perth on 12 February 1944 [16]
Leading Aircraftman A55413 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 1 Wireless Air Gunners School in Ballarat [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 8 December 1944 [16]
After carrying out relieving duties with the Midland Railway Company in Moora, he returned to Carnamah in 1945 [0: image 04306]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1945 [0: image 04318]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1945 [0: image 04339]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1945 [0: image 04384]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Scarborough [2]
Died 21 January 1981; ashes scattered to the winds at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Arthur George Harold Jolley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 October 2020 from [sources]

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