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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Keith" Percy Keith HAIG

Born 6 May 1901 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia [16]
Son of John Maurice HAIG and Ada Rose TURNER [15]
Arrived in Winchester with his parents in 1926 [P26]
Initially resided on and helped run his father's Kirkar Vale Farm in Winchester [P26]
Later farmed in partnership with his brothers Clyde and Ned as "Haig Bros" [P26]
Along with his two brothers farmed Kirkar Vale Farm in Winchester and later also Yarra Vale Farm in Carnamah [P26]
Foundation Treasurer and Vice Captain of the Winchester Cricket Club in 1927 [4: 19-Nov-1927]
Secretary of the Winchester Sports Ground Committee in 1928 [4: 1-Sep-1928]
He was among those who attended the Centenary Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on 26 July 1929 [86: 3-Aug-1929]
     The ball was to celebrate 100 years since the founding of Perth and the establishment of the Swan River Colony [86]
Attended the Euchre Party and Dances held in Winchester on 10 August 1929 and 14 September 1929 [4: 17-Aug-1929, 21-Sep-1929]
Won the Sheffield Handicap running race at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Annual Show in 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball at the Carnamah Hall on Thursday 3 October 1929 [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Won the High Jump in the Ring Events section of the Carnamah Agricultural Show on Thursday 18 September 1930 [4: 27-Sep-1930]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Race Club 1930-1932 [4: 21-Dec-1929 & 12-Mar-1932]
Founding Member of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge No.150 WAC on 21 March 1930 - was Worshipful Master in 1934 [96] [153]
Attended the Carnamah Church of England's New Year Ball held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 December 1933 [5: 5-Jan-1934]
Married Hilda KILSBY on Thursday 25 January 1934 at Saint John's Church in Fremantle [5: 2-Feb-1934]
On the evening of Thursday 15 March 1934 attended the Carnamah Race Club's Annual Dance at the Carnamah Hall [5: 16-Mar-1934]
Attended the Carnamah Golf Club's Opening Season Dance at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 21 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the funeral of Mrs Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Attended the funeral of Miss "May" Mary L. LANG of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Attended the funeral of Carnamah agent William B. SHERIDAN at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
B Grade Winner of the Carnamah Masonic Lodge's Inaugural Annual Golf Meeting in Carnamah on 1 August 1936 [5: 7-Aug-1936]
He was an inmate of the Carnamah Private Hospital at 14 Robertson Street, Carnamah for several days in January 1937 [5: 15-Jan-1937]
Resided and farmed in the Carnamah district until leaving in mid 1937 [5: 9-Jul-1937]  [6]
Upon leaving Carnamah shifted to Miling where he had been appointed a representative for Westralian Farmers Ltd [5: 9-Jul-1937]
Enlisted in the Australian Army on 17 June 1940 [16]
Class 2 Warrant Officer WX3948 in the Australian Army's Central Ordnance Depot during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 31 May 1945 [16]
By 1954 was living in Adelaide, South Australia [0: image 04732]
Along with his wife visited Carnamah in February 1954 to visit family and friends [0: image 04732]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Percy Keith Haig' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 21 September 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/percy-keith-haig [sources]




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