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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Jack McDonald GRANT

Born 10 February 1903 in East Adelaide, South Australia [55]
Son of Alexander Ray Porter GRANT and Sarah BONHAM [55]
Farmhand in Coorow, Western Australia 1925-1929 [19]
He could be the 'J. Grant' who attended the Carnamah Race Club's Picnic Race Meeting on 25 September 1924 [86: 27-Sep-1924]
    If so, he came 2nd in the Second Hack Race riding his horse Belladonna and also jockeyed Moidore for Thomas BONHAM [86]
Married Lily Rosina Maud HAMES in Perth in 1926 [66]
He later worked as a Fitter & Turner and was partially blind [P196]
At times helped his brother Clem on his farms east and west of Three Springs [P196]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Highgate [2]
Died 2 October 1973; ashes scattered to the wind at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Jack McDonald Grant' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/jack-mcdonald-grant [reference list]




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