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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Hugh Maurice HAIG

Born 17 April 1910 in Quorn, South Australia [16]
Son of John Maurice HAIG and Ada Rose TURNER [55]
Settled in Winchester, Western Australia with his parents in 1926 [P26]
Farmhand in Winchester and Carnamah 1926-1944 [P26] [19]
Initially worked as farmhand in Winchester for John W. COLPITTS on Heppleholme Farm [P26]
Along with G. RAFFAN won the Gretna Green in the Ring Events section at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-1934]
Paid 15/- in Vermin Bonuses by the Carnamah District Road Board in February and March 1934 for killing two foxes [300: page 42]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 8 June 1934 [96]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1937-38 - played for Carnamah Blues [5: 24-Dec-1937]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club in 1939 [0: image 03792]
Resided in Carnamah until enlisting in the Australian Army on 1 February 1941[16]
     Private in 55 Australian Army Company in the Australian Army in 1941 [16]
     Private in the Australian Army's 122 Reserve Motor Transport Company 1941-1942 [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 27 January 1942 [16]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1944 [0: image 04262]
In 1955 was living in Queensland, Australia [4: 1-Oct-1955]
Resided in Carnamah in 1964 and 1965, during which time he was listed as Invalid Pensioner [19]
In 1968 he resided at H. T. WALDECK's in Morawa however by 1970 had returned to Carnamah [19]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society -1971 [13]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Wilson [2]
Died 27 August 1997; ashes dispersed Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hugh Maurice Haig' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 September 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/hugh-maurice-haig [sources]




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