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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Harry" Henry Howard KENT

Born 13 June 1893 in Ballarat, Western Australia [16] [54]
Son of William KENT and Emily Jane TREMBATH [54]
Married Eileen Gladys BEVAN in Perth in 1923 [66]
Bank Official in Bunbury and then Wagin [50]
Manager of the National Bank in Mingenew 1932-1939 [6] [50] [86: 26-Nov-1932]
Committee Member of the Mingenew District Agricultural Society in 1932 [4: 30-Jul-1932]
Attended a large meeting in Three Springs to form a North Midlands Chamber of Commerce on 18 November 1932 [4: 26-Nov-1932]
Member of the Mingenew Golf Club 1932-1936 [4: 16-Jul-1932] [5: 5-Jun-1936]
Member of the Mingenew Recreation Advisory Committee in 1934 [101: page 129]
Member of the Mingenew Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 22-Nov-1935]
Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club in 1935-36 and 1936-37 [5: 13-Dec-1935, 20-Nov-1936]
He and his family motored from Mingenew to Perth on Friday 23 October 1936 [5: 30-Oct-1936]
      They were accompanied by bank managers Robert B. GEMMELL of Mingenew and R. Keith WHITLOCK of Three Springs [5]
Speaker at the North Midlands Cricket Association's dinner at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs on 21 March 1937 [5: 25-Mar-1937]
President of the Victoria Districts Golf Association in 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
Attended the Official Opening of the Three Springs Golf Club's new golf links in Three Springs on Sunday 23 May 1937 [5: 28-May-1937]
Won the Victoria Districts 1937 Golf Championship which was played in Mingenew over the first weekend of July 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]
Committee Member of the Mingenew Parents & Citizens Association in 1937 [4: 7-Aug-1937]
Resided in Wyalkatchem prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 21 June 1942[16]
     Private W86726 in the Australian Army's 15th Battalion during the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 16 March 1945 [16]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Henry Howard Kent' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/henry-howard-kent [reference list]




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