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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Joseph" Guiseppe SARTEUR

Born 27 March 1879 in Ayas, Valle d'Aosta, Italy [30: item 35978]
Departed Genoa, Italy on the Barbarossa and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 25 November 1902 [30] [70]
After arrival resided and worked in Kalgoorlie for four months, in Perth for two years and then in Dongara for one and a half years [30]
Resided in Arrino for nine years, believed to be from partway through 1906 until towards the end of 1916 [30]
Contractor in Arrino until 1909 and then a Farmer in Arrino 1910-1917 [6] [30]
Left Arrino in late 1916 and resided in Geraldton for six months, and then in Tammin where he was a Fettler / Railway Employee [30]
Applied and gave a declaration to become a Naturalised citizen of the Commonwealth of Australia in Northam on 21 May 1917 [30]
Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in Northam on 28 May 1917 [30: item 8077253]
On enlistment he gave his permanent address as "Arrino, Midland line, Western Australia" [30]
Stated his next of kin to be his brother Alexander SARTEUR, whose address was Ayas, Valle d'Aosta, Italy [30]
His Naturalisation had not been finalised, however Const. R. J. HONNER of Three Springs submitted a report for the A.I.F. [30]
In the report it was outlined that three Justices of the Peace spoke very highly of him and that his sympathies were with the allies [30]
The Justices of the Peace were Thomas H. DALY and Patrick M. DURACK of Arrino, and Charles C. MALEY of Three Springs [30]
He was noted as 5 feet 5½ inches tall, weighing 135 lbs., with brown eyes, dark brown hair and a dark complexion [30]
After training at Blackboy Hill military camp he was appointed to the 11th Reinforcements of the 51st Battalion on 24 July 1917 [30]
Embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for active service abroad on the H.M.A.T. A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917 [18]
Disembarked in Devonport, England on 27 December 1917 and after further training proceeded to France on 1 April 1918 [30]
Private 3917 in the Australian Imperial Force's 51st Battalion in France during the First World War [18]
Admitted to field hospital in France on 14 May 1918 after being gassed, and after treatment returned to duty on 1 July 1918 [30]
Embarked from England on his return to Australia on the Lancashire on 7 February 1919 and disembarked on 11 March 1919 [30]
Discharged from the Australian Imperial Force on 21 April 1919; received the British War Medal and the Victory Medal [30]
His name appears on the Three Springs Honour Board, which was unveiled on Tuesday 3 June 1919 [9: 6-Jun-1919] [10: 13-Jun-1919]
Railway Employee in Bunbury 1925 [50]
Married Hannora TYLER in 1926 [66]
In 1936 he was an employee of the WA Government and was living on the Five Acres Estate in South Bunbury [50]
Died 1937 [15]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Guiseppe Sarteur' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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