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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Dulcie Elizabeth YULE / HUNTER

Born 27 March 1913 in Albany, Western Australia [P320]
Daughter of John Henry YULE and Margaret Julia NEALL [P320]
Her father served with the 51st Battalion of the A.I.F. in the First World War and was Killed in Action in Belgium on 15 July 1917 [18]
In 1920 her mother married Herbert Harold KERR [66], who was at one time the absentee owner of farmland in Waddy Forest [P320]
Grew up in Albany and in the Perth suburbs of White Gum Valley, Beaconsfield, Fremantle and Claremont [P320]
Educated at the White Gum Valley Primary School, Beaconsfield Primary School, and at Princess May School in Fremantle [P320]
Seamstress for clothing and haberdashery company Goode, Durrant and Murray in Perth 1927-1932 [P320]
Married "Clive" Edwin Clive HUNTER on 9 July 1932 at the Anglican Christ Church in the Perth suburb of Claremont [P320]
Resided with her husband in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park [P320]
She and her husband shifted to Waddy Forest where they initially lived with Ernest and Mora CHAPMAN [P320]
After her husband had completed building them a house they resided on Main Street in the Coorow townsite [19] [P320]
Her husband worked locally as a builder, and together they also ran a hardware business in the Coorow townsite [P320]
Won 1st for Fancy Bread and 2nd for White Bread at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show on 5 September 1946 [5: 11-Oct-1946]
Also exhibited in the Cookery section of the 11th annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show held on 15 September 1948 [5]
     She was awarded two 1st prizes for her Fruit Cake and Wholemeal Bread and a 2nd for Yeast Buns [5: 23-Sep-1948]
Member of Waddy Forest Tennis Club in 1948-49 [5: 24-Mar-1949]
Committee Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society in 1949 and 1951 [4: 7-Apr-1951] [5: 31-Mar-1949]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club [P320]
Member of Latham's branch of the Country Women's Association - was President in 1951 [4: 7-Apr-1951]
Member of the Coorow sub-branch of the Returned Soldiers League Ladies Auxiliary[P320]
Organiser of Debutante Balls in Coorow, and also organised the Ball that followed the opening of the Coorow Shire Hall [P320]
Member of the Coorow Bowling Club [P320]
In about 1972 she and her husband left Coorow and shifted to a house her husband had built in Green Head [P320]
Resided on Ocean View Drive in the coastal town of Green Head from about 1972 until her death in 1986 [1] [P320]
Ran the Saint John's First Aid Post in Green Head for a number of years for which she received a Commendation Certificate [P320]
While living in Green Head she was a member of the Leeman Bowling Club and the Leeman Darts Club [P320]
Passed away at the age of 73 years at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [1]
Mother of Phyllis, Margaret, Pauline and Elizabeth [14]
Died 19 April 1986 in Three Springs; buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row S, Plot 13) [1]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Dulcie Elizabeth Yule / Hunter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/dulcie-elizabeth-yule [reference list]




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