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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

William Joseph SKIPWORTH

Born 10 May 1897 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of George SKIPWORTH and Agnes Fanny RUDKIN [15]
Married Pearl Bertha MEREDITH in 1937 [66]
Head Teacher of the Carnamah State School in Carnamah in 1939, on an annual salary of £319 [73]
School Teacher in Dongara in 1941 [19]
Head Teacher of the Three Springs State School in Three Springs in 1942, on an annual salary of £386 [73]
Board Member and Chairman of the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs in 1942-43 [109]
Head Teacher of the Carnamah State School in Carnamah in 1943, on an annual salary of £416 [73]
In October 1943 he wrote to the Education Department requesting the books and pads from the closed down Inering State School [276]
He was living in Boulder when he enlisted in Kalgoorlie's Volunteer Defence Corps on 9 March 1944 [16]
Later resided in Wooroloo [2]
Died 29 August 1956; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, HC, 59)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'William Joseph Skipworth' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 10 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/william-joseph-skipworth  [ sources ]




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