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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jack ARMSTRONG

Born 8 January 1922 in Subiaco, Western Australia [16]
Private W15752 in Marble Bar's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Resided in Moora prior to shifting to Carnamah [0: image 04395]
     Acting Postmaster of the Carnamah Post Office at 12 Macpherson Street, Carnamah September 1946 [0: image 04395]
     Postmaster of the Carnamah Post Office in 1947 [6] [96]
     Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 18 July 1947 [96]
Married Olive May LUCAS of Carnamah in 1949 [66]
Postmaster in Three Springs for 18 months 1951-1953 [4: 21-Mar-1953] [19]
     Member of the Three Springs Golf Club in 1952 [4: 21-Mar-1953]
     Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society - was Secretary in 1952 [4: 21-Mar-1953]
He was tendered a Farewell Smoke Social at the Lesser Hall in Three Springs on Thursday evening 12 March 1953 [4: 21-Mar-1953]
     Four speakers spoke about how they were sorry the community was losing a gentleman of his calibre and unselfish spirit [4]
     The speakers also made mention of how he was a very civic minded citizen who had really endeared himself to the community [4]
     Received a cheque from the North Midlands Farmers Co-op and presentations from the Golf Club and Agricultural Society [4]
Left Three Springs in March 1953 [4: 21-Mar-1953]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jack Armstrong' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 30 October 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jack-armstrong [sources]




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