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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Jim" James Charles HUNT

Born 18 February 1919 in Perth, Western Australia [P40]
Son of James Charles HUNT and Letitia Catherine THOMAS [P40]
Resided with his parents in Moora 1919-1921 [P40]
Departed Fremantle, Western Australia with his parents on the steamship Osterley and arrived in Plymouth, England in April 1921 [204]
Resided with his parents and younger brother Arthur in England for just over a year in 1921 and 1922 [P40]
Departed London, England with his parents on the steamship Ormonde and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 1 June 1922 [70]
Resided with his parents in Three Springs 1922 onwards [P40]
Began his schooling at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs in February 1926 [98]
Boarding Student at Saint Idephonsus College in New Norcia for two years from 8 August 1934 [187]
Upon leaving college he returned to Three Springs and farmed with his father [P40]
Farmer in Three Springs [19]
After attending the Perth Royal Show in October 1936 returned to Three Springs with Henry W. SMITH [5: 16-Oct-1936]
Attended the Valedictory Social for Miss Rachel M. A. WALLACE in Three Springs on Tuesday 15 December 1936 [5: 24-Dec-1936]
Married "Jean" Alice Jean SAUNDERS in 1946 [66]
In the early 1980s himself, his wife and his sister Betty took a two month trip to England [P40]
In 1987 did a caravan tour with his wife, sister and brother-in-law Betty & Maurie PLUNKETT and Charlton & Ethel TEAKLE [P40]
     They travelled through Cue, Mount Magnet, Newman and Derby and up to Darwin, and then went down the Stuart Highway [P40]
     Among other places visited Cooper Pedy, Whyalla and Port Lincoln and then returned home via the Nullarbor and Kalgoorlie [P40]
Father of Nigel and Hedley [45]
Died 3 June 2008 at Nazareth House in Geraldton; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs [P40]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Charles Hunt' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 July 2024 from [reference list]

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