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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John CALLERY

Born 1902 in New Norica, Western Australia [15] [24]
Son of James CALLERY and "Rosy" Mary Rose MINGIRIN [15]
Resided in New Norcia until the age of 19 years [P2]
He appears to have resided in Carnamah 1922-1924 [91] [151: page 417]
     Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1922-23 [9: 15-Dec-1922, 2-Mar-1923]
     Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1922 and 1923 [9: 8 & 15-Sep-1922, 2-Mar-1923] [7: page 195]
     Witnessed the burial in bush at Carnamah in September 1922 of the twins of John WINDLE and Jessie NEBRONG [151: page 417]
     Sponsor of the Catholic baptism of Winnie WINDLE, daughter of John WINDLE and Jessie NEBRONG on 3 February 1924 [91]
Resided in Arrino and Three Springs from 1925 until his death in 1959 [9: 24-Jul-1925] [24]
     Farmhand for Arthur G. Y. SAUNDERS on Wattle Grove Farm in Arrino [P2]
     Later worked as a farmhand for Claude E. MALEY in Arrino and for Herbert R. CARTER in Three Springs [P2]
     Farmhand fort Arthur G. Y. SAUNDERS on York Park Farm in Arrino in 1927 [P2]
Member of the Arrino Football Club 1925-1937 [4: 12-Jul-1930] [5: 18-Aug-1933, 25-May-1934, 14-May-1937] [9: 24-Jul-1925]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club from 1928-29 to 1935-36 [4: 8-Dec-1928, 15-Nov-1930, 15-Dec-1934, 1-Nov-1935]
Played for the North Midlands Cricket Association when they defeated the Perenjori-Morawa Association in January 1929 [4: 26-Jan-1929]
Played for the victorious North Midlands Cricket Association against the Geraldton Association on 7 December 1930 [4: 13-Dec-1930]
Represented the North Midlands Cricket Association in their match against the Morawa-Perenjori Association in 1930 [4: 22-Nov-1930]
He was one of the Arrino Football Club's "most prominent" players in the 1933 Grand Final against Carnamah [5: 25-Aug-1933]
Represented Dudawa in a cricket match against the Arrino Cricket Club in Arrino on Saturday 16 February 1935 [5: 22-Feb-1935]
Represented the North Midlands Cricket Association in a match against the Carnamah District Cricket Association in 1935 [5: 6-Dec-1935]
Won the Throwing at Wicket at the Saint Patrick's Day Sports Meeting in Three Springs on Tuesday 17 March 1936 [5: 20-Mar-1936]
Member of both the Three Springs Cricket Club and the Arrino Cricket Club in 1936-37 [5: 23-Oct-1936, 4-Dec-1936]
Played for the North Midlands Cricket Association in their victory against the Morawa Association on 10 January 1937 [5: 15-Jan-1937]
Represented the North Midlands at Country Week Cricket in Perth during the second week of February 1937 [5: 12-Feb-1937]
His last employment was as a farmhand for "Doug" I. D. THOMPSON on farmland seven kilometres north east of Three Springs [P2]
Passed away in his bed on I. D. THOMPSON's farm in Three Springs, aged 57 years[P2] [24]
Died 29 June 1959 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Roman Catholic, Native, Plot 16) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Callery' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 22 July 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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