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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John Edward HODGKISS

Born 1910 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Son of George and Eleanor HODGKISS [2]
Bank Employee at the English Scottish & Australian (E. S. & A.) Bank in Three Springs 1932-1934 [5: 25-Jan-1935] [19]
Attended the Commemoration Dinner held at the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs on Friday 26 August 1932 [5: 9-Sep-1932]
     The dinner was to commemorate Three Springs having the highest average yield for wheat in the State for the 1931-32 season [5]
Attended the Farewell Evening tendered to local pioneer Mrs Blanche M. KOCH in Three Springs on 3 December 1932 [4: 10-Dec-1932]
Member of the Three Springs Golf Club - was Secretary in 1933 and 1934 [5: 20-Oct-1933, 13-Apr-1934]
Attended the 21st birthday of Gladys BASTIAN at her parents' home in Three Springs on Sunday 22 October 1933 [5: 27-Oct-1933]
Member of the Three Springs Tennis Club in 1933-34 and 1934-35 [5: 10-Nov-1933, 16-Nov-1934]
Member of the committee that organised the Three Springs Bush Fire Brigade's Fundraising Ball on 20 November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Spent some of his Christmas holidays at the end of 1933 staying at Dongara Beach[5: 5-Jan-1934]
Attended the Dance conducted by the Carnamah Toc H at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 24 February 1934 [5: 2-Mar-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]
Best man at the wedding of Hugh MCKENZIE-MCHARG and Gladys BASTIAN in Three Springs on 5 June 1934 [5: 8-Jun-1934]
Represented the Three Springs section of the amalgamated Coorow-Three Springs Anglican Parish at meetings in 1934 [5: 16-Nov-1934]
Attended the Three Springs C.W.A. Ball at the Three Springs Hall on the evening of Thursday 22 November 1934 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
He and the BICKELL family, who were also leaving Three Springs, were farewelled at a function on Monday 21 January 1935 [5]
He said he "deeply regretted leaving his friends of Three Springs and would always carry happy memories of his stay in their midst" [5]
Left Three Springs in January 1935 after being transferred to Merredin [5: 11 & 25-Jan-1935]
By later 1935 he was an Employee at the E. S. & A. Bank in Norseman [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Spent a holiday visiting friends in Three Springs during late October and early November 1935 [5: 1-Nov-1935]
Resided in Norseman until his death in 1936 [2]
Died 13 November 1936; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, LE, 616)[2]


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




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