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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

William WALKER

Served in the Western Australian Police Force from 5 March 1896 to 28 August 1917; regimental number 197 [87]
Stationed in the Perth suburb of Midland Junction prior to being transferred to Three Springs in July 1911 [87] [129: 28-Jul-1911, 11-Aug-1911]
Police Constable in Three Springs from 27 July 1911 to 26 May 1913 [87]
He was responsible for the Three Springs Police District, which stretched south through Carnamah, Coorow, Marchagee and Gunyidi [87]
As there were no police quarters, he resided in a tent in Three Springs and his wife remained in Midland Junction [129: 28-Jul-1911]
He left Three Springs in May 1913 after being transferred to Fremantle [87]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Walker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 6 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/constable-william-walker  [ sources ]




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