Bartholomew James Stubbs
|Military Cross (MC) 1917|
| || Date: 31 May 1872|
Place: Spring Gully, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
|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|
|Date: 26 September 1917|
Place: Killed in action, Belgium
Cemetery: Buried 800 yards south of Zonnebeke, Belgium. Commemoration: The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 29), Belgium
|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
|3 October 1911|
|Search for speeches by Bartholomew Stubbs|
- MLA Subiaco, 3 October 1911–26 September 1917
|In 1896 foundation member Perth Tailors’ Union|
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
|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.