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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Herman" Ernst Hermann BLOCHWITZ

Born C.1876 [24]
Son of Ernst Hermann BLOCHWITZ and Wilhelmina Christina KRETSCHMAR [24] [P106]
He and his sister Anna grew up under the care of their parents in Nelena, Prussia [P106]
Departed Genoa, Italy on the Friedrich der Grosse and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia in 1909 [70]
Shifted to Western Australia, where his sister Anna and brother-in-law Franz L. ARNDT were already living [P106]
For a year during the First World War he worked as a farmhand on his brother-in-law's farm in Three Springs [P106]
That year was probably 1916, when he was listed on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll with an address of Three Springs [50]
Mine Owner in Maninga Marley on the East Murchison goldfields in 1918 [6]
Miner and Mine Owner in Sandstone 1919-1924 [6] [24]
His sister nursed him through an illness at her home in Three Springs, at the end of which he died [P106]
Died 24 January 1924 from pneumonia and cardiac failure; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Unsurveyed) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernst Hermann Blochwitz' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/ernst-hermann-blochwitz  [ sources ]




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