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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ike" Isaac REES

Land Clearer and Contractor in Three Springs 1910-1916 [6] [9] [19]
     Foundation Committee Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1910 [9: 1-Jul-1910]
     Despite having an injured knee he played in the Three Springs Football Club's first ever match in mid July 1910 [9: 22-Jul-1910]
     In 1911 he did clearing work for Patrick J. LYNCH in Three Springs, receiving 35/- per week and board [334: 13-May-1913]
          Played for the winning single men in a Married verses Single cricket match in Three Springs on 4 February 1912 [9: 1-Mar-1912]
Donated 10/6 to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1920 [124]
In early 1923 he was living at Winchester in the Carnamah district [10: 9-Mar-1923]
    Signed the petition in February 1923 for the Irwin Licensing Court to grant a hotel license for Carnamah [10: 9-Mar-1923]
Farmhand in Yandanooka 1923-1927 [19]
     Performed the duties of Father Christmas at the Christmas Tree in Arrino on Saturday 17 December 1927 [4: 14-Jan-1928]
Farmhand in Coorow in 1929 [39: 6-Feb-1929]
     He was one of 98 people from the Coorow district who signed a petition in 1929 for a local hotel license to be granted [39: 6-Feb-1929]
     Donated ale for the patients of the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs for Christmas / New Year of 1929 [4: 8-Feb-1930]
Farmhand in Three Springs in 1931 [50]
Farmhand in Carnamah 1940-1950 [5] [19]
     Member of the Carnamah Sub-Branch of the Returned Soldiers League [52]
     Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1946-1948 [13]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Isaac Rees' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/isaac-rees [sources]




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