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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jim" James GOVAN

Born 25 July 1911 in Wagin, Western Australia [16]
Arrived in Carnamah on Monday 11 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
Postal Clerk at the Post Office at 12 Macpherspon Street, Carnamah in December 1933 and in 1934 [5: 15-Dec-1933, 3-Aug-1934]
     Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
     On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
     Attended Emily H. TURNER's 21st Birthday at Karragee Farm in Carnamah on Tuesday 8 May 1934 [5: 11-May-1934]
     On Saturday 12 May 1934 attended the Carnamah Football Club's Grand Opening Ball at the Carnamah Hall [5: 18-May-1934]
     Returned to work at the Post Office on 21 August 1934 after two and a half weeks leave for a throat operation [5: 24-Aug-1934]
     Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Premiership Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on  Saturday 20 October 1934 [5: 26-Oct-1934]
     Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1934 [4: 22-Dec-1934]
Married Edith Esther BARTLETT in 1935 [66]
He was working as a Civil Servant in Cunderdin in 1937 [84]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Noranda [2]
Father of Lois [84]
Died 14 December 1989; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (RC Section, Rose Memorial, KR, 5) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Govan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/james-govan [reference list]




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