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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bluey" / "Ginger" Hubert Augustus LEE

Born 4 July 1908 in Toodyay, Western Australia [16]
Son of Augustus John LEE and Alice Ruby FERGUSON [39: 17-Oct-1950] [50] [66]
He was the eldest of five children with younger siblings Norman, Cederick, Bertram and Barbara [39: 17-Oct-1950]
Farmhand and Shearer in Carnamah [19] [P9]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the Parkinson Tennis Club's Dance held on Saturday 14 April 1934 at the Carnamah Hall [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1934-1937 [5: 22-Jun-1934] [5: 29-May-1936, 14-May-1937]
Member of John BOWMAN's XI who played against the Carnamah Cricket Club at the opening of the 1934-35 season [5: 30-Nov-1934]
Played for the North Midlands Football Association in a match against the Perenjori-Morawa Association on 28 July 1935 [5: 2-Aug-1935]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Member of John BOWMAN's XI who played against the Carnamah Cricket Club at the opening of the 1935-36 season [5: 25-Oct-1935]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1935-36 - played for "Carnamah Reds" [5: 11-Oct-1935]
Represented the Carnamah District Cricket Association in a match against the North Midlands on 1 December 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Attended the funeral of Carnamah agent William B. SHERIDAN at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Played for the Carnamah District Cricket Association at Country Week Cricket in Perth during February 1936 [5: 14-Feb-1936]
Collided with another player during football on 7 June 1936 and had to have two stitches inserted above his right eye [5: 12-Jun-1936]
Attended the Plain & Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 25 July 1936 dressed as Dave of the Rud Family [5]
     with Andrew G. FITZGERALD as Dad, Roger F. W. CLARK as Mum, George H. CLARK as Sarah, Edgar J. CLARK as Joe [5]
     The five of them were awarded the prize for the Most Humorous in attendance in fancy dress [5: 31-Jul-1936]
Suffered a cut above his eye when he collided with team mate Roger W. CLARK during football on 16 August 1936 [5: 21-Aug-1936]
Member of John BOWMAN's XI who played against the Carnamah Cricket Club for the opening of the 1936-37 season [5: 9-Oct-1936]
After spending a holiday in Perth he returned to Carnamah by car on Monday 1 February 1937 [5: 5-Feb-1937]
He was the mannequin "Miss Helen Hadsum" in golf attire at the Carnamah Football Club's Opening Ball on 19 June 1937 [5: 25-Jun-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Social Badminton Club in 1939 [0: image 03884]
Member of the No. 2 Troop of the "C" Squadron of the motorised 25th Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment in 1939 [P15]
     The No. 2 Troop was a local militia unit made of people from the North Midlands and trained in Carnamah once a fortnight [P15]
Member of the Carnamah Loyal Lodge of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows Friendly Society in 1940 [0: image 03066]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1941 and 1942 [0: images 04013, 04077]
Married "Biddy" Frances Mary DUNNING in 1942 [66]
     Resided with wife at 3 Niven Crescent in the Carnamah townsite (next to the Anglican Church) [P22]
     Received electricity at his home from local firm Henry Parkin & Son; in 1952 electricity for the month of July cost £1/1/7 [53]
     Had the telephone connected to his Niven Crescent home in 1968 - was telephone number Carnamah-134 [60]
Private in the local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
During part of the Second World War worked as a farmhand for John BOWMAN on The Home Farm in Carnamah [P9]
Had an account with Carnamah blacksmith, wheelwright and motor mechanics Henry Parkin & Son in the 1940s [53]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946 and 1952-1958 [13]
Resided in Carnamah until his death, which occurred at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs [90]
Father of Ian, Bev and John [14]
Died 13 September 1969; buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah, Western Australia (Row S, Plot 5) [1]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hubert Augustus Lee' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 February 2024 from [reference list]

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