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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

George Henry KNAPP

Born 1 May 1926 in Three Springs, Western Australia [98]
Son of William KNAPP and Hilda May BRIMSON [98]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs, where his father worked as a farmhand [19]
He was baptised by Rev. Sydney H. S. SAGGERS of the North Midlands Methodist Mission on 1 April 1927 [84]
Student at the Three Springs State School until October 1932 and then at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Won a 2nd prize for Writing in the Educational section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show on 19 September 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
By 1936 he was once again a student at the Three Springs State School [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Came 2nd in the Boys Running Race at the Saint Patrick's Day Sports Meeting in Three Springs on 17 March 1936 [5: 20-Mar-1936]
Won the 10 Years Boys Running Race at the Three Springs District Schools Athletic Championships in 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
Married Dawn Nellie DORRINGTON in 1948 [66]
Shearer in Three Springs in 1949 and 1964-1986 [19]
In 1986 he was living at Lot 112 Williamson Street in the Three Springs townsite [19]
Father of Glenda, Warren, Barry, Sheryl, Delys, Terri and Catherine [39: 5 July 2018]
Died 1 July 2018 [39: 5 July 2018]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Henry Knapp' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 13 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/george-henry-knapp [sources]




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