Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Bartholomew James Stubbs
Principal Honours
Military Cross (MC) 1917
Birth
Date 31 May 1872 Place Spring Gully, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
1894
Parents
Son of William, miner, and Catherine Farrell
Marriage and Family
Married 11 November 1897, Roman Catholic Cathedral Perth to Alice Maud Geddes (nee Rewell) (born circa 1864 and died 10 March 1954), widow of William Geddes, daughter of William and Sarah Tapper
No children
Death
Date 26 September 1917Place Killed in action, Belgium
Cemetery Buried 800 yards south of Zonnebeke, Belgium. Commemoration: The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 29), BelgiumCause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Occupation
Tailor
Employment History
Apprenticed as tailor on leaving school, followed calling in various parts of Victoria
Enlisted Australian Imperial Forces 29 January 1916, 51st Battalion
Second Lieutenant 8 August 1916

Served in France and Belgium
Killed in action in Belgium 26 September 1917
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Date Elected
3 October 1911
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1917
Electorate
Subiaco
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Subiaco, 3 October 1911–26 September 1917
Background/Membership
In 1896 foundation member Perth Tailors’ Union
On goldfields
Several times president Metropolitan Council Amalgamation Labour Federal
First president Amalgamation Tailors’ and Tailoresses’ Union, Eastern Goldfields

President and vice-president Trades and Labour Council
References
The AIF Project website. Accessed 26 November 2014 https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=291293
Black, David, Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia, Volume One. 1890 -1930 revised edition, p. 190.
J.S. Battye (ed.), The Cyclopaedia of Western Australia, 2 vols, Adelaide: Hussey and Gillingham, 1912–13, p. 352–53.
National Archives website. AIF record. Accessed 26 November 2014. http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=8094834
"A SOLDIER LEGISLATOR." The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879–1954) 6 Oct 1917: 6. Web. 26 Nov 2014 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27456635>.
CT Stannage, The People of Perth. A Social History of Western Australia’s Capital City, Perth: Perth City Council, 1979, p. 250–51.
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