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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


George William O'HERN

Born C.1871 [2]
Married Margaret ALLARDYCE in Perth in 1905 [15]
Joined the Western Australian Police Force in 1896, and was allocated regimental number 256 [87]
Police Constable in Perth from 15 September 1896 until being transferred to Peak Hill on 5 August 1897 [87]
Private 51 in the 3rd WA Bushman's Contingent in South Africa during the Boer War [18]
Police Constable in Malcolm from 13 June 1901 until being transferred to Yundamindra on 1 April 1902 (both near Leonora) [87]
Transferred to Perth on 29 December 1904 and after a period at Midland Junction again returned to Perth on 12 May 1905 [87]
Police Constable in Perth until being transferred to Mingenew on 22 February 1906 [87]
Police Constable in Mingenew from 22 February 1906 until his retirement from the Police Force on 16 February 1912 [87]
Farmer in Gunyidi 1914-1939 [19]
His crops were destroyed by the wind and rain of a storm "with unexampled violence" in November 1914 [10: 24-Nov-1914]
Member of the Watheroo-Marchagee Cricket Club in 1928-29 [10: 6-Dec-1928]
In November 1934 sold 19 bales of wool for 11d. per pound through Goldsbrough Mort & Co [5: 7-Dec-1934]
Sold 15 bales of wool at 16¼d. per pound through Goldsbrough Mort & Co at the Wool Sale in Perth on 13 January 1936 [5: 17-Jan-1936]
Resided in Perth in 1940 [2]
Father of Mother of George, Alma Hope, James and William [15]
Died 24 June 1940; buried at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (Presbyterian, EA, 282A)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'George William O'Hern' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 14 June 2021 from [sources]

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