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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Ernie" Herbert HART / SWEETMAN

Born 11 February 1893 in Auckland, New Zealand [16]
Labourer, Contractor and Farmer in Arrino [6] [19]
Married Laurie SWEETMAN in 1919 [66]
He was the freehold owner of Lot 62 of the Arrino townsite [44] [61]
Purchased a new Chevrolet truck from local dealer William HARRIS in May 1927 [4: 14-May-1927]
He had his new Chev truck fitted with a special tip-body by its inventor, a Mr MCKAY of Subiaco [4: 21-May-1927]
His brother Sid HART of Perth spent a holiday staying with him in Arrino in September 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Inaugural Committee Member of the Three Springs-Arrino Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League in 1932 [5: 12-Aug-1932]
Came 3rd in the Diggers Sprint at the R.S.L. Sports Day at the Arrino Recreation Ground on Thursday 5 November 1932 [5: 11-Nov-1932]
Spent a holiday in Dongara staying with Mrs Beryl E. MONEY in October 1933 [5: 13-Oct-1933]
Enjoyed the Christmas / New Year holidays in 1934 at the beach in Dongara [5: 11-Jan-1935]
Left Arrino on Tuesday 26 February 1935 to commence working on a mine at Mount Magnet [5: 1-Mar-1935]
Resided in Geraldton prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 7 December 1940 [16]
Private W31251 in the Australian Army's 19 Garrison Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 31 March 1944 [16]
Father of Helene Elizabeth, Graeme, Merle, Robin and Rilla [P2]
Died 11 May 1966; buried Utakarra Cemetery, Geraldton WA [26]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Herbert Hart / Sweetman' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 29 June 2022 from [reference list]

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