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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Bill" William George DEE

Born 1889 in Dongara, Western Australia [15]
Son of George DEE and Ellen SAUNDERS [15]
Resided with his parents in Irwin [84]
Baptised at the age of eleven months at his parents' home in Irwin by Horace FAULL of Dongara on 28 February 1890 [84]
Came 2nd in the Sack Race and the Sheffield Handicap at the sports gathering held in Arrino on New Year's Day in 1913 [9: 17-Jan-1913]
Labourer in Yandanooka in 1916 and 1917 [50]
Contractor and Labourer in Arrino 1917-1949 [6]
He also worked in and around Arrino as a Shearer and Farmhand [P2]
Labourer in Gingin in 1919 [50]
Labourer in Three Springs in 1925 [50]
In 1927 he had a B.S.A. motorcycle registered with the Mingenew Road Board with license plate MI-8 [86: 8-Oct-1927]
Farmhand in Yandanooka in 1929 [19]
Farmhand in Arrino 1931-1943 [50]
He could be the W. DEE who was living in Carnamah in 1944 [57]
Resided in Arrino in retirement 1949-1956 [19] [50]
In his later years, when he was nearly blind, he resided at Nazareth House in Geraldton [P2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William George Dee' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 October 2020 from [sources]

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