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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" John Robert THOMAS

Born 18 February 1919 [64] in Northfields, London, England [90]
At the age of 16 years in 1936 joined the English Merchant Navy [64]
Later joined the Royal Navy where he served during the Second World War [64]
Immigrated to Australia in the 1960s - spending a number of years in the Eastern States [64]
In the late 1960s shifted to Western Australia and on his way up north made it as far as Carnamah where he stayed [64]
Carpenter in Carnamah [64]
Resided in Carnamah from the late 1960s until the early 1990s [64]
Resided at the Lady Brand Lodge at Three Springs from 25 March 1994 until 5 September 1996 [147]
Spent his last days at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs, where he died at the age of 77 years [1] [64]
Father of Michael and David [14]
Died 2 November 1996 in Three Springs; buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row G, Plot 10) [1]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Robert Thomas' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 11 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/john-robert-thomas  [ sources ]




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