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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John Currie GORDON

Born C.1890 [2]
Railway Fettler for the Midland Railway Company in Coorow 1911-1914 [19]
Won the Obstacle Race at the Coorow Farmers' Progress Association's Picnic & Sports Meeting on 7 October 1911 [39: 12-Oct-1911]
     Also came 2nd in the Half-mile Handicap, Siamese Race and Live Wheelbarrow Race, and 3rd in the Sheffield Handicap race [39]
In 1916  and 1925 he was working as a Nursery Hand and living on Orong Road in the Perth suburb of Burswood [50]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Karrakatta [2]
Died 16 May 1942; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Crematorium Rose Gardens, WC, 40) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Currie Gordon' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-currie-gordon [reference list]




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