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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John Gordon YOUNG

Married Mary Ann CAMPBELL in 1920 [66]
Horse Trainer and Labourer in Three Springs 1921-1924 [6] [19]
Donated 10/- to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1919 [124]
Played the overture that opened the Methodist Church's Concert & Social held in Three Springs on 11 October 1919 [10: 17-Oct-1919]
He and Charlie KROSCHEL were paid £2 as the musicians at the Ball held in Three Springs on Saint Patrick's Day in 1920 [124]
His horse named Jambul came 3rd in the Moora Handicap race at the Moora Races held on Tuesday 15 March 1921 [10: 4 & 18-Mar-1921]
His horse Jambul successfully competed in the Carnamah Race Club's Picnic Meeting on Easter Monday 28 March 1921 [10: 1-Apr-1921]
     Jambul won the Carnamah Stakes (winning 20 sovereigns) and came 2nd in the Yarri Yarri Handicap (winning 3 sovereigns) [10]
Supplier of music at the Dance that followed the Official Opening of the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 17 February 1921 [10: 4-Mar-1921]
His horse Jambul came 3rd in the Carnamah Handicap at the Picnic Race Meeting in Carnamah on 22 September 1921 [9: 30-Sep-1921]
Member of the Three Springs Cricket Club in 1920-21, 1921-22 and 1922-23 [9: 21-Jan-1921, 12-Jan-1923] [10: 3-Feb-1922]
Member of the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1922 [124]
Played the piano at the Ball held after the Saint Patrick's Day Celebrations in Three Springs on Thursday 15 March 1923 [9: 13-Apr-1923]
Played the piano for the dancing at the Hospital Ball at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on Thursday 5 April 1923 [9: 27-Apr-1923]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Gordon Young' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 26 June 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-gordon-young [reference list]




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