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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jack Leslie BAXTER

Born 1900 in Plumstead, London, England [20] [21]
Son of Charles Alfred BAXTER and Ellen Annie Jane PRICE [20] [21]
In 1901 he was living with his father, who was working as a driller, and mother at Admaston Road in Plumstead, London, England [20]
Departed London, England with his mother and sister on the steamship Athenicfor Wellington, New Zealand on 3 May 1906 [203]
Later settled in Western Australia where he worked as a School Teacher on Rottnest Island and in Kondinin and Hoffman Mill [50]
Married "Gladys" Emma Gladys Elizabeth Julia MASKIELL in 1925 [66]
Resided in Hoffman Mill before coming to Carnamah [P247]
Arrived in Carnamah on 29 January 1938 [0: image 03316]
Head School Teacher of the Carnamah State School in 1938 and 1940-1941 (was on leave in 1939) [73]
Vestryman of the Church of England in Carnamah in 1938 [0: image 03324]
Secretary of the Church of England's Carnamah committee in 1938 [0: image 03324]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1939 [489], and was Secretary in 1940 [0: image 03952 - 4]
Foundation Committee Member of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund in 1940 [0: image 03074]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club [P247]
Became a member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 10 May 1940 [96]
Steward of the Children's Events at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Shows in 1940 and 1941 [13]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund in 1941 [0: image 04014]
In December 1941 received notice he would be transferred at the conclusion of the year [0: image 04058]
Resided of late in the southern coastal Perth suburb of Safety Bay [2]
Father of Lesley, Eileen, Margaret, Helen and Jack [P247]
Died 9 April 1952; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jack Leslie Baxter' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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