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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Vincent Paul TIPPETT

Born 8 February 1911 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Married May Lorraine CALDOW in Perth in 1935 [66]
Hotelkeeper of the Commercial Hotel in Three Springs 1939-1941 [19]
He was employed to manage the Commercial Hotel by its owner John J. THORPE [4]
Served on the Three Springs Road Board as the Member for the Town Ward [4]
Committee Member of the Three Springs Agricultural Society [4]
Member of the Tennis, Golf and Football clubs in Three Springs [4]
During his time in Three Springs he started up physical instruction classes and assisted in having a local Athletic Hall erected [4]
Trained members of the Three Springs Home Guard at Three Springs on weekends[4]
Attended the funeral of Arrino resident Mrs Ellen DEE at the Three Springs Cemetery on 16 August 1939 [4: 19-Aug-1939]
He and his wife were tendered a Farewell Social & Dance by the Three Springs Road Board on Monday evening 28 July 1941 [4]
     Five speakers spoke on what good citizens they had been and how well they had conducted the Commercial Hotel [4]
     After speeches the Chairman of the Three Springs Road Board, Charles F. THOMAS Jnr, presented him with a travelling rug [4]
     The evening also included supper and dancing to music supplied by Coffey's Orchestra [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Left Three Springs in August 1941 to take up a position as a physical instructor at a military training school in the Eastern States [4]
Resided in Frankston, Victoria prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 1 December 1942 [16]
     Staff Sergeant WX35972 in the Army's Land Headquarters School of Physical and Recreational Training during World War II [16]
     Discharged from the Australian Army on 28 July 1944 [16]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Vincent Paul Tippett' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 16 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/vincent-paul-tippett [sources]




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