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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Stanley Gilbert BENTLEY

Born 26 December 1885 in Maitland, South Australia [55]
Son of Anthony BENTLEY and Bessie ALDRIDGE [55]
Married Linda May TONKIN on 25 September 1912 in Moonta, South Australia [55]
Farmhand in Winchester, Western Australia in 1930 [19]
Farmhand in Coorow, Western Australia in 1931 [50]
Farmhand in Winchester, Western Australia in 1932 and 1933 [19]
In July 1932 was contracted by the Carnamah District Road Board to gravel the entrance to the Winchester Cemetery [4: 16-Jul-1932]
Was also contracted by the Road Board to make two stone crossings on Hunter's Road in Winchester [4: 16-Jul-1932]
His youngest son Colin Ross drowned in an underground tank at Moonta, South Australia in July 1932 [4: 30-Jul-1932] [5: 29-Jul-1932]
It would appear that his wife and children must have remained in South Australia during his sojourn in Western Australia [4: 30-Jul-1932] [--]
Father of Howard Stanley, Allen Garfield, William Rex, Gordon Russell, Phyllis May and Colin Ross [55]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Stanley Gilbert Bentley' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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