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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jack" / "Stuart" John Stuart SPORK

Born 27 February 1923 in Maylands, Western Australia [16]
Son of John Christian SPORK and Dora Townley RIVETT [P239]
Resided with his parents on Liscard Farm in Carnamah 1923-1929 [P239]
     Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball as an "Onion Vendor" at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 15 October 1927 [9: 21-Oct-1927]
     Student at the Carnamah State School in 1929 [P239]
     Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Friday 5 July 1929 dressed as a "Jockey" [4: 13-Jul-1929]
     Along with his parents and sisters left Carnamah in 1929 and shifted to the Perth suburb of Maylands [P239]
Resident of the Perth suburb of Maylands when he enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 6 August 1941 [16]
     Leading Aircraftman 45489 in the Royal Australian Air Force's 6 Service Flying Training School in the Second World War [16]
     Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 8 March 1946 [16]
Later resided at 6 Wales Street in the Perth suburb of Forrestfield before entering a nursing home [P239]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Guildford [2]
Died 24 November 2006; cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]


From The West Australian newspaper, Thursday 1 March 1923:
"Births - SPORK - On February 27, at Carn Brea, Nurse Weaver's Private Hospital, Kirkham Hill-terrace, Maylands, to Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Spork, of Carnamah - a son (John Stuart). Both well."


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




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