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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Wilbur" George Wilbur GETHING

Born 18 October 1909 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [16]
Son of Charles GETHING and Angelina GARTRELL [15]
Arrived in Carnamah on Saturday 19 August 1933 to work as a farmhand for John A. GILMOUR at Five Gums [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Labourer in Carnamah in 1933-1935 [5: 25-Aug-1933] [6]
He was a brother of Homer GETHING who worked in Carnamah for the Vacuum Oil Company [5: 21-Jul-1933, 8-Feb-1935] [15]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
He was among those from Carnamah who spent the 1933 Christmas holiday at Dongara[5: 18-Aug-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Returned to Carnamah on Saturday 17 February 1934 after spending a fortnights holiday in the Perth suburb of Claremont [5: 23-Feb-1934]
During his holiday in Perth he sold his motorbike and sidecar and purchased a single seater Citroen car [5: 23-Feb-1934]
Along with Robert PALFREYMAN travelled from Carnamah to Perth by car on Tuesday morning 27 March 1934 [5: 30-Mar-1934]
By July 1934 he was no longer living in Carnamah [5: 3-Aug-1934]
He and Douglas G. OGG, also previously of Carnamah, paid a visit to Carnamah by car on Friday 27 July 1934 [5: 3-Aug-1934]
Accompanied by his brother Homer journeyed from Carnamah to Perth by car on Saturday 2 February 1935 [5: 8-Feb-1935]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George Wilbur Gething' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/george-wilbur-gething [reference list]




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