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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Joe" Joseph Frederick STARCEVICH

Born 20 August 1915 in Laverton, Western Australia [16]
Son of "Joe" Josip STARCEVICH and Gertrude May WALTERS [16] [66]
Resided in Grass Patch prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 23 October 1940 [16]
Private WX8758 in the Australian Army's 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion during the Second World war [16]
He had been a Prisoner of War, and was discharged from the Australian Army on 13 February 1946 [16]
Through Second World War he "went through hell and back" and over the rest of his life had to have countless operations [45]
Married Myrtle Ellen ALLSOP in Perth in 1948 [66]
Resided in Carnamah 1958-1970 [19]
Farmhand for his brother L. Thomas STARCEVICH in Carnamah and later for the WALLACE family in Coorow [P66]
From 1968 to 1970 himself and his wife had 4,491 acres of prospective farmland west of Carnamah in Victoria Location 10887 [62]
Victoria Location 10887 bounds the south side of the Carnamah-Eneabba Road and the west side of the Chatfield Clarke Road [62]
In 1970-71 appears to have sold Victoria Location 10887 to Kenneth W., E. Millicent, James K. & Margaret BUSSENSCHUTT [3]
Father of Kevin, Colin, Brian and Norma [45]
Died 27 May 2007 [45] and at his request his body was given for research [P329]


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




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