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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Bill" William John Thomas PHIN

Born C.1881 [24] in Ireland [P22]
Engine Driver in Dongara, Western Australia in 1909 and 1910 [19]
Railway Employee of Montreal Street in the Perth suburb of West Midland in 1910[50]
Labourer in Coorow, Western Australia  1912-1917 [19] [50]
Labourer in Perenjori, Western Australia 1921-1935 [19]
His horse Terrassier came 2nd in the Second Class Plate race at the Race Meeting in Carnamah on 10 April 1924 [10: 3 & 17-Apr-1924]
Terrassier had previously competed at the Saint Patrick's Day Picnic Race Meeting in Three Springs on Thursday 15 March 1923 [9]
     Terrasier came 2nd in the Trial Stakes, 2nd in the Saint Patrick's Handicap, and 3rd in the Parakalia Handicap [9: 13-Apr-1923]
His horse Sombre Shade came 2nd in the Latham Handicap and Farewell Handicap at the Latham Races on 3 April 1926 [10: 8-Apr-1926]
Labourer in Carnamah, Western Australia  1941-1950 [19] [24]
Said to have lived in a shack on Percy W. DEWAR's Ingie Farm in Carnamah [P22]
In March 1942 completed the construction of Carnamah's first air raid shelter behind Norman W. REYNOLDS's shop [7: page 45]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1946 [13]
On 16 March 1948 had a Commonwealth bank note to the value of £1 stolen from him at East Carnamah [22]
The man who stole his note went before the Carnamah Police Court where he was sentenced to two months imprisonment [22]
He himself went before the Carnamah Police Court on 8 November 1949 for using abusive words and had to pay a bond of £5 [22]
Passed away at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs at the age of 69 years [24]
Died 13 January 1950 in Three Springs; buried Three Springs General Cemetery, Three Springs (Anglican, Plot 86) [24]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William John Thomas Phin' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 10 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/william-john-thomas-phin  [ sources ]




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