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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Everett St. John THOMAS

Born 8 December 1930 in Three Springs, Western Australia [P40]
Son of Charles Frederick THOMAS Jnr and Winifred Beatrice EVERETT [P40]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs 1930-1936 - initially in the Three Springs townsite and later on Hill Padua Farm [P40]
Baptised on 6 January 1931 by Rev. Father Michael LYNCH of Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Three Springs [91]
Student at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs in 1936 [98]
Passed away at the age of five years and nine months at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [P40]
Died 18 September 1936 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery (Roman Catholic, Plot 22) [24]
At the time of his burial his family reserved adjacent plots 23 and 24, the latter of which his father was later buried in [24]

From The Irwin Index newspaper, Saturday 13 December 1930:
"The stork paid a visit to the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Thomas, junr., at Three Springs on Monday last, and left a little son."

From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 25 September 1936:
The death occurred, during the early hours of Friday morning, September 18, when Everett St. John, the eldest son of Mr and Mrs C. F. Thomas, jnr. passed away at the Three Springs Hospital following a short illness. The deceased, who was six years of age, was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday when he was found to be suffering from pneumonia. The deceased leaves his parents, three sisters and a brother to mourn their sad loss. The deepest of sympathy is extended to the parents in their sad bereavement. Special mass was held in the Three Springs Roman Catholic Church on Saturday morning at 7.30 a.m. Following a service in the church at 10 a.m. the cortege moved to the cemetery where the last sad rights were performed by the Rev. Father Lynch."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Everett St. John Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 July 2022 from [reference list]

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