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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

John Lorenzo SECKER

Born 9 May 1905 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of John Lorenzo SECKER and Margaret FELTHAM [15]
Foreman in Carnamah in 1928, and a Shop Assistant in Carnamah in 1929 [4: 20-Jul-1929] [6] [19]
Resided on Yarra Street in the Carnamah townsite in 1928 and 1929 [19]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1928 and 1929 [4: 22-Sep-1928, 18-May-1929]
Attended the wedding dance for Alexander J. F. BROWN and Clara V. BERRIGAN in Carnamah on 28 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Opening Season Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on 18 May 1929 [4: 25-May-1929]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club in 1929 [4: 20-Apr-1929]
Left Carnamah in mid 1929, his shop assistant position being filled by K. GIBSON[4: 20-Jul-1929]
Accountant for Millar's Timber & Trading Company in Narrogin 1930-1932 [6]
Married Kathleen Winifred Dorothy MCNAMARA in Northampton in 1931 [66]
His wife had resided in Carnamah with her parents 1925-1928, during which time her father had managed the Carnamah Hotel [185]
Manager of Millar's Timber & Trading Company in Bruce Rock for at least the years 1935-1949 [6]
Enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 April 1942; Corporal W75612 in the 15th Battalion during the Second World War [16]
Resided in Bruce Rock until his death in 1953 [2]
Died 18 December 1953; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, ZI, 181B)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Lorenzo Secker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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