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Henry Passmore

passmoreHenry Passmore, 1840-1920, was a veteran of the Crimean War, a prison supervisor, a dredger, and public servant. After retirement he served on the North Fremantle Council. Born in Barnstaple, he came to the Swan River Colony aboard the Racehorse in 1865, died at Raleigh Ave, North Fremantle, and was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery. Passmore Avenue in North Fremantle is named after him. Before that it had the name he gave it: Raleigh Place/Avenue. He built seven cottages there or thereabouts.

References and links

Dowson, John 2011, 'Passmore's Fremantle', Fremantle Port, Chart and Map Shop Fremantle: 21.

Presnell, Colleena 2019, Lash Me Fair: Henry Passmore, Renaissance Man, (novel).

Diane Oldman's bio on her excellent Crimean War Veterans site.

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