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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Harry" Wilhelm Julius Heinrich ULLRICH

Born 29 April 1881 in Tanunda, South Australia [55]
Son of "William" Richard Carl Wilhelm ULLRICH and Charlotte Bertha GROSSER [55]
He was registered at birth as Wilhelm Julius Heinrich ULLRICH but later went by Julius William Henry ULLRICH [1] [14] [55]
Resided for many year in Redmark, South Australia where he had a vineyard and grew oranges [P15]
Married (1) Alvine Maria Bertha SCHUMACHER on 20 October 1904 in Rhine Villa, South Australia [55]
His second cousins "Ted" E. Theodor KLAEBE and "Ben" Benno A. KLAEBE were contractors in Carnamah in 1916 and 1917 [34]
Married (2) Mary Laura Lydia INKSTER on 19 November 1923 at the Methodist Parsonage in Norwood, South Australia [55]
In the later 1920s shifted to Western Australia and settled on farmland at Tenindewa near Mullewa [P15]
Farmer in Tenindewa, Western Australia 1930-1936 [19] [50]
Farmer in Coorow, Western Australia 1936-1960 [5: 23-Oct-1936] [P15]
      After near financial ruin shifted to Coorow where he initially share-cropped a farm belonging to Alexander R. P. GRANT [P15]
     His wife purchased 2,814 acres of farmland from Mrs Sarah GRANT consisting of Victoria Locations 8283 and 8743 [3]
     In 1948 he purchased 1,953 acres in Coorow belonging to Alexander R. P. GRANT [3]
     The 1,953 acres consisted of Victoria Locations 2732, 2957, 2997, 3059, 3350, 3351, 3500, 3502 and 5464 [3]
Won the Old Buffers Race at the Sports Meeting at Maley Park in Coorow on Boxing Day 26 December 1936 [5: 8-Jan-1937]
Private in Coorow's local Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War [16]
He made a financial donation to the Coorow-Waddy Forest Agricultural Society & Patriotic Funds Committee in 1945 [5: 6-Apr-1945]
An exceptional horseman, he competed very successfully in the ring events at agricultural shows in Moora, Coorow and Carnamah [P15]
He won 1st for Lady's Hunter and came 2nd in the Open Flag Race at the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1946 [5: 20-Sep-1946]
Competed in the Horse Events and Horses in Action sections of the 9th Annual Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1946 [5: 11-Oct-1946]
     Won the Flag Race; came 2nd in Lady’s Hunter, Trotting Horse, Open Trot, and Walk Trot & Gallop; and 3rd for Gentleman's Hack [5]
He travelled from Coorow to Perth by bus on 29 July 1947 [5: 1-Aug-1947]
Came 2nd in the Lady's Hack, Lady's Hunter and Gent's Hunter at the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1947 [5: 12-Sep-1947]
At the Carnamah Agricultural Show in 1947 he won the Maiden Hunter and came 2nd in Horse Ridden Over Jumps [5: 19-Sep-1947]
Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest branch of the Farmers' Union in 1948 [5: 30-Jan-1948]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1948-1952 [13]
Won the Walk, Trot & Gallop and came 2nd for Trotter and in the Open Bending Race at the Carnamah Show in 1948 [5: 16-Sep-1948]
At the Coorow-Waddy Agricultural Show in 1948 he won the Gent's Hack and received 2nd for Trotting Horse [5: 23-Sep-1948]
Won both Gent's Hack and the Swerving Race in the Ring Events at the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1948 [5: 30-Sep-1948]
He competed in the Ring Events at the 37th Annual Show of the Moora Agricultural Society on 29 September 1948 [5: 9-Oct-1948]
His horse Ginger Mick was the Champion Hack at the agricultural shows in both Carnamah and Three Springs in 1949 [5]
     A photograph of his champion horse was featured in The Western Mail newspaper [5: 15-Sep-1949, 6-Oct-1949] [120: 29-Sep-1949]
Resided in the Coorow district until his death in 1960 [1]
Father of Harold, Leslie, Norman, Juanita, Arnold, Victor and Lorna [P189]
Died 23 April 1960 at the Mount Hospital in Perth; buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah (Row P, Plot 15) [1]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Wilhelm Julius Heinrich Ullrich' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 18 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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