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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ted" E. VENNING

Farmhand in Carnamah in 1936 and 1937 [6]
Farmhand on Anstruther P. TUCKER's Yarra Yarra Farm in Carnamah [P219]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1935 and 1936 [5: 14-Jun-1935, 29-May-1936]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1935-36 - played for "Carnamah Reds" [5: 8-Nov-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Rifle Club in 1936 [5: 17-Jul-1936]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club in 1938 [0: image 03318]
Broke his left index finger while marking the ball during a football match against Coorow in Coorow on Sunday 7 June 1936 [5]
He was conveyed to the Carnamah Private Hospital where the doctor found it necessary to amputate his broken finger [5: 12-Jun-1936]
As a result the Carnamah Football Club inaugurated the "Venning & Injured Players Fund" to pay his and others expenses [5]
A Grand Scratch Match and collection in benefit of his medical expenses was held in Carnamah on Saturday 28 June 1936 [5: 26-Jun-1936]
The Fund raised £26/3/3 which paid him £2/2/6 in addition to paying his hospital expenses, board and chemist's bill [5: 14-Aug-1936]
Competitor in the Parkinson Tennis Club's Tennis Tournament held in Carnamah on New Year's Day 1 January 1937 [5: 8-Jan-1937]
On leaving Carnamah he returned to South Australia [P219]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'E. Venning' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/e-venning [sources]




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