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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Jack" John TURNER

Born 1901 in Dongara, Western Australia [15]
Son of William James TURNER and Emma Theresa WEBLEY [15]
Married Alice Josephine McCAGH in 1928 [66]
Farmer of Victoria Farm in Arrino [19]
In partnership with his brothers William J. TURNER and T. Albert TURNER farmed as "Turner Bros" [P2]
Member of the Arrino Cricket Club from 1922-23 to 1936-37 [9: 12-Jan-1923] [4: 15-Dec-1934] [5: 19-Apr-1935, 20-Nov-1936]
He was among the 400 people who attended the Matrons and Benedicts Ball held in Three Springs on 31 August 1928 [4: 8-Sep-1928]
He was among those from Arrino who travelled to Perth to attend the Perth Royal Show during October 1929 [4: 19-Oct-1929]
In October 1935 signed a petition in support of the Three Springs Road Board constructing new tennis courts in Arrino [5: 1-Nov-1935]
After spending a holiday in Geraldton he returned to Arrino on Saturday 25 January 1935 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Resided in Arrino until his death at the age of 64 years in 1966 [2]
Father of John [P2]
Died 12 June 1966; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, Lawn 4, 205) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'John Turner' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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