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Jules Joseph (Joe) Fabre (1902–1963)

Jules Joseph Arthur (Joe) Fabre (1902-1963) wool classer and miner

  • was for some years a wool-classer then miner at Kalgoorlie and also a timber worker.
  • enlisted in the Citizen Military Forces at Hurstville, NSW, on 12 December 1929, served with the 18th Field Brigade and was discharged on 28 April 1930. On 11 December 1941 at Paddington he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force. Having served on continuous full-time war service with the AIF in NSW, he was discharged on 4 August 1944.
  • was later a farmer at Canley Vale, NSW.
  • was a Communist for eighteen years and at his death was a member of the Fairfield (Sydney) branch of the Communist Party of Australia.

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'Fabre, Jules Joseph (Joe) (1902–1963)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


13 July, 1902
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


9 September, 1963 (aged 61)
New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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