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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Henry Vincent STREET

Born C.1888 [2]
Married Eleanor Jane WHITTON in 1908 [66]
Served in the Western Australian Police Force from 21 August 1915 to 8 July 1948; regimental number 1190 [87]
Stationed in Geraldton prior to being transferred to Three Springs in late June 1928 [87]
Arrived in Three Springs on Monday 2 July 1928 to succeed Constable John COPPINGER [39: 3-Jul-1928]
Police Constable in Three Springs from July 1928 to August 1932 [39: 3-Jul-1928] [4: 20-Aug-1932] [87]
He was the sole constable for the Three Springs Police District, which stretched as far south as Gunyidi [--]
Resided in Three Springs with his wife and children [4: 6-Feb-1932]
Came 2nd in the Gent's Hack at the Three Springs Agricultural Society's First Annual Show on 20 September 1928 [4: 29-Sep-1928]
In late 1928 he purchased a new Clyno car from Three Springs representative Michael GANNON [4: 3-Nov-1928]
Committee Member of the Three Springs Race Club in 1929 [4: 23-Feb-1929]
Timekeeper at the Three Springs Race Club's Race Meeting held in Three Springs on Thursday 11 April 1929 [4: 13-Apr-1929]
In May 1929 he was away on holidays, during which time he was relieved in Three Springs by Constable LARSEN [4: 18-May-1929]
Returned to Three Springs in November 1929 after having undergone an operation in Perth [4: 23-Nov-1929]
The operation was from an injury received during his time as a Police Constable in Geraldton [4: 23-Nov-1929]
Won the Gent's Hack in the Ring Events section of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1930 [4: 30-Aug-1930]
Along with his wife and children holidayed in Busselton during his six weeks annual leave over late 1930 and early 1931 [4: 20-Dec-1930]
Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society [4: 20-Aug-1932]
Founder and First Aid Instructor of the Three Springs Young Scouts' Association[4: 20-Aug-1932]
Honorary Member of the Carnamah Athletic Club in 1932 [4: 6-Feb-1932]
     Received honorary membership after rendered valuable assistance to the Club for the first boxing tournament [4: 6-Feb-1932]
Pallbearer at the funeral of Carnamah Hotel licensee Charles Joseph Leslie BREWER on 9 July 1932 at the Winchester Cemetery [4]
Employed the services of Carnamah auctioneer R. LAFFAN to sell his household furniture and effects on 3 August 1932 [4: 30-Jul-1932]
Was tendered a farewell function at the Three Springs Town hall on 15 August 1932 [4: 20-Aug-1932]
Left Three Springs in August 1932 after his promotion and transfer to Police Headquarters in Perth [4: 20-Aug-1932]
Appears to have travelled to Coorow for their First Agricultural Show held on Thursday 8 September 1932 [5: 16-Sep-1932]
     Competed in the Horses in Action and Horse Events sections, coming 1st in the Gent's Hack and 2nd in the Swerving Race [5]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Died 2 October 1961; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, Garden of Remembrance, T, 232) [2]
His wife Eleanor, late of the Perth suburb of Maylands, died on 24 October 1982, aged 91 years [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Henry Vincent Street' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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