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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Henry PETTIT

Born C.1869 [24] or C.1872 in Dongara, Western Australia [29]
Teamster in Carnamah 1938-1942 [19] [0: image 04102]
In 1941 he was living from a camp at Prowaka in Carnamah [22]
On 1 February 1941 he had stolen from his camp at Prowaka articles of clothing and shaving items [22]
     Constable WHITE of the Carnamah Police Station arrested the man responsible and his items were returned to him [22]
He was walking from Carnamah to Prowaka on 31 May 1942 when he was accidentally hit by a truck [0: image 04102]
He was taken to the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs where he died the following day from head injuries [0: image 04102]
Died 1 June 1942 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 46) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Henry Pettit' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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