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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George Henry FICKLING

Born 26 March 1910 in Mingenew, Western Australia [16]
Son of Arthur Charles FICKLING and Elizabeth Julia Anne ROSE [4: 21-Mar-1936] [74]
Resided with his parents and five siblings on Nangetty Station in Mingenew, where his father was working as a Teamaster [50] [390]
While shooting with two station hands his father was killed in 1910 aged 43 after a bullet accidentally hit near his heart [390: 12-Nov-1910]
In 1917 his mother married Archibald Winchester SPOKES [66] [176]
Labourer in Mingenew [50]
     Married Norma Anne PETTIT at the Methodist Church in Mingenew in March 1936 [4: 21-Mar-1936]
     His best man at his wedding was his brother Reg while the bridesmaid was Norma's sister Ivy [4: 21-Mar-1936]
     Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 22-Jan-1937]
     Attended the funeral of Mrs Mary J. STEPHEN of Arrino and Mingenew at the Mingenew Cemetery on 15 August 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
     Member of the Mingenew Lodge of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows Friendly Society in 1945 [4: 28-Apr-1945]
     Member of the Mingenew Agricultural Society - was Joint Secretary with Stanley L. HIDDEN in 1945 [4: 5-May-1945]
Carrier in Three Springs in 1946 [6]
     Member of the Three Springs Miniature Rifle Club in 1945 and 1946 [4: 28-Jul-1945, 6-Jul-1946]
     Member of the Three Springs Parents & Citizens Association - was Treasurer in 1946 [4: 4-May-1946]
Commission Agent in Mingenew [4: 10-Sep-1949]
     Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1946-47 [4: 7-Dec-1946]
     Member of the Mingenew Parents & Citizens Association in 1946 and was President in 1949 [4: 17-Feb-1945, 19-Mar-1949]
His wife, late of the Perth suburb of Como, passed away at the age of 70 years on 10 April 1982 [2]
He resided at the Lady Brand Lodge in Three Springs 1983-1986 [2] [19]
Father of Lionel [P505]
Died 27 July 1986; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Crematorium Rose Gardens, 27, 70) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Henry Fickling' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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