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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Geoff" Geoffrey Thomas TREMLETT

Born 13 September 1916 in Sheaoklog, South Australia [16]
Son of Clarence Henry TREMLETT and Esther Mary FARRELL [55]
Farmhand in Latham, Western Australia [P374]
Resided in Latham until enlisting in the Australian Army on 29 July 1941 [16]
     Private W42886 in the Australian Army's 11th Battalion during the Second World War [16]
     Married Bena HIRSCH of Latham in Perth in 1942 [66]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 6 March 1942, and enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 10 March 1942 [16]
     While working as a mechanic for the Air Force resided with his wife and later daughter in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [P374]
     Leading Aircraftman 46728 at the Royal Australian Air Force's 1 Aircraft Depot in Laverton during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 13 November 1945 [16]
After the war they resided on part of F. W. Gustav LIEBE's enormous Waddi Farm in Winchester [19]
     He oversaw a team of clearers on LIEBE's property while his wife worked cooking their meals [P374]
     In 1948 or 1949 he share-cropped 2,000 acres of wheat on Waddi in partnership with Eric SMART [404: 6-Aug-1948]
     The 2,000 acres was grown on 4,000 acres of Waddi which SMART was leasing from LIEBE [404: 6-Aug-1948]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
His mother died at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on 4 January 1950, aged 75 and was buried in Moora [116]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 20 October 1950 [96]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1950-51 [4: 9-Dec-1950]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1952 [5: 14-Aug-1952]
Secured Victoria Location 9966 on part of the War Service Land Settlement's Waddi Estate in Latham in 1953 [P374]
Farmer of Orana Farm on Tremlett Road near Carnamah 1953-1988 [19]
Employed the services of Coorow builder E. Clive HUNTER to build him a house on his farm [P320]
Served on the Carnamah School Board in 1957 [4: 22-Mar-1957]
Father of Yvonne, Sue, Rod and Colleen [P374]
Died 28 October 1988 [2]
In 1990 ownership of his farm was transferred into the name of his son Rodney G. TREMLETT [100]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Geoffrey Thomas Tremlett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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