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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jack Douglas THOMAS

Born 1902 in Cottesloe, Western Australia [15]
Son of John THOMAS and Lydia CAHILL [15]
Baptised by Methodist minister J. E. STONE of Dongara at the age of six weeks on 3 August 1902 [84]
Resided with his parents in Mingenew 1902-1913, where his father was the local Midland Railway stationmaster [6] [9: 2-May-1913] [84]
Following his father's transfer they left Mingenew and shifted to the Perth suburb of Midland Junction in April 1913 [9: 2-May-1913]
Grocer in Moora in 1925 [50]
In 1927 had a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and sidecar registered with the Mingenew Road Board with license plate MI-17 [86: 8-Oct-1927]
Agent in Mingenew in 1929 and Shop Assistant in Mingenew 1930-1932 [6] [19]
Attended the funeral of Mingenew pioneer Mrs Ellen OLIVER at the Mingenew Cemetery on 18 December 1929 [86: 21-Dec-1929]
Social Committee Member of the Mingenew Football Club in 1930 [39: 3-Apr-1930]
Member of the Mingenew Cricket Club - was Vice Captain in 1930-31 [4: 20-Dec-1930]
Represented the North Midlands Cricket Association in their match against the Morawa-Perenjori Association in 1930 [4: 22-Nov-1930]
Married Elsie Clyde MCDERMOTT in 1932 [66]
Ran the Railway Refreshment Rooms in Mingenew in 1933 [6]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [2]
Died 24 September 1975; ashes buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Wesleyan, FC, 677) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jack Douglas Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 3 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jack-douglas-thomas [sources]




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