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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ted" Edward Thompson RHODES

Born 10 August 1907 in Eton, Berkshire, England [16]
Departed London, England on the steamship Ormonde and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 19 February 1929 [63]
Farmhand in Coorow and then Marchagee 1930-1940 [19]
Member of the Coorow Cricket Club in 1929-30 and 1930-31 [4: 19-Oct-1929, 13-Dec-1930]
In 1930 he was working on the farm of Robert WALLACE in Coorow [50]
Won the Cigarette Race at the East Marchagee-Gunyidi Picnic & Sports at the Meelyah Reserve on 14 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Came 3rd in the 75 Yards Sprint at the Coorow-Waddy Sports & Dance in Coorow on Saturday 9 November 1935 [5: 15-Nov-1935]
Attended the farewell to Josephine M. FITZGERALD at the Carnamah Hotel on Saturday evening 27 March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Competed in the Carnamah Tennis Club's Easter Tennis Tournament at Centenary Park in Carnamah in March 1937 [5: 2-Apr-1937]
Resided in Marchagee until enlisting in the Australian Army on 4 December 1940 [16]
Lance Sergeant WX9624 in the Australian Army's 184 Australian Supply Depot Platoon during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 14 January 1947 [16]
Farmer of Southcroft Farm in Winchester / Waddy Forest 1951-1970 [3] [19]
His farm was 2,567 acres in size, which was a portion of Victoria Location 9971 on the Waddi Estate [3]
Obtained the telephone in 1961 - was telephone number Carnamah East 205 from 1961 to 1968 [60]
Later resided in the outer Perth suburb of Viveash [2]
Died 28 may 1981; ashes interred at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (EC, Garden of Remembrance, 24, 292) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Edward Thompson Rhodes' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/edward-thompson-rhodes [reference list]




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