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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John ROBERTS

Born 24 March 1912 in Balaklava, South Australia [55]
Son of Ivor Blyth ROBERTS and Margaret Oliver BLAKE [55]
Farmer in Coorow, Western Australia [19]
Returned to Waddy Forest on Thursday 8 February 1934 after a few weeks at the beach [5: 16-Feb-1934]
Member of the Waddy Forest Group of Toc H in 1934 [5: 9-Mar-1934]
Won the Sheep Judging Competition for competitors under 25 years at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1934 [5: 7-Sep-1934]
Member of the Waddy Forest Tennis Club in 1934-35 and 1935-36 [5: 7-Dec-1934, 10-Jan-1936]
Member of the Coorow Football Club in 1935 [5: 24-May-1935]
Attended the Official Opening of the Coorow Golf Club's golf course in Coorow on Sunday 23 June 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Member of the Coorow Golf Club in 1935 [5: 2-Aug-1935]
Steward of the Horses Events at the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1935 [5: 28-Jun-1935]
Attended Miss Olive W. KAU's 21st birthday at Meadow Dale Farm in Coorow on Saturday evening 18 January 1936 [5: 24-Jan-1936]
Travelled from Waddy Forest to Perth on Monday 9 March 1936 and shortly thereafter left Perth for Adelaide [5: 13-Mar-1936]
Returned to Waddy on Wednesday 10 March 1937 after a year of holidaying and working in South Australia and Victoria [5: 12-Mar-1937]
Winner of a hamper that was raffled at the Mad Hatter's Dance at the Waddy Forest Hall in July 1937 [5: 23-Jul-1937]
Private W83521 in Coorow's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Kewdale [2]
Died 17 September 1993; ashes interred at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia (VC Section, W3, 13) [2]


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




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