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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Theo" Theodore E. TONKIN

Married "Nora" Honorah WOODS in Guildford in 1902 [15]
Railway Employee in Koojan 1903-1906 [50]
Railway Fettler in Mingenew 1908-1910 [19]
Railway Fettler in Dongara in 1910 [50]
Railway Fettler in Carnamah in 1911 and 1912, and Railway Night Officer in Carnamah in 1913 [19] [50]
Member of the Carnamah Progress Association - was Secretary in 1912 [7: page 86]
     As secretary of the association he wrote to the Education Department requesting a male teacher for the new Carnamah school [7]
     The association's reason for this was that most of the pupils would be boys, however the letter had no effect [7]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club in 1913 [9: 11-Jul-1913]
Railway Fettler in Gunyidi 1914-1916 [10: 30-Jun-1926] [19]
     In 1916 he nominated to serve with the Australian Imperial Force at the recruiting office in Moora but was rejected [10: 30-Jun-1916]
Railway Ganger in Three Springs 1918-1922 [6]
Handicapper of the races at the Arrino Railway Picnic Day held in Arrino on Saturday 29 November 1919 [9: 5-Dec-1919]
Attended the wedding of Robert CALDOW and May BYRNE at the Three Springs Hall on Wednesday 5 October 1921 [9: 21-Oct-1921]
Died 1951 [15]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Theodore E. Tonkin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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