Photograph 7456215
30 years old Paul Tarkka made a total of 5 visits to WA before he eventually, settled in Perth. Paul was in fact born in Perth when his Finnish father and English mother were on a short visit to Australia. He later returned on another visit with his mother, but then in 1958 he decided to migrate to Australia. Soon after arriving he went to sea for 10 months, and then went to the Eastern States. There he met his wife to be, Wendy, and when her family moved to Perth he followed, got married and settled down. Paul Tarkka, a telephone technician with the Post Master General's Department, at work testing some phone equipment.

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1967/16/98
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