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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Allan Godfrey ROWLAND

Born 13 February 1929 in Fremantle, Western Australia [84] [90]
Son of "Don" Donald Frederick Allan ROWLAND and Ruby Elizabeth ASHTON [84]
Initially resided with his parents on Glen Rock Farm in Carnamah and then on Mayfield Farm in Winchester [P80]
He was baptised by Rev. Graeme C. JACKSON of the North Midlands Methodist Mission on 12 January 1930 [84]
Left Carnamah with his parents and shifted with them to Irwin, however they returned to Carnamah in 1942 [P80]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1948 [72]
Employee at the Shell Oil Company's depot in Carnamah [0: image 04683 [P80]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club 1951-1957 - played for Carnamah Towns[0: images 04628] [4: 22-Feb-1957]
Left Carnamah in later 1952 to work for three months for the Shell Oil Company on Cocos Island [0: image 04682]
Returned to Carnamah in February 1953 [0: image 04714]
Member of the Carnamah Men's Hockey Club - served as Secretary and as Captain[P80]
Continued working for Shell in Geraldton WA and Bunbury WA; later owned a Deli in Mosman Park WA [P80]
Retired to tour Australia [P80]
He was living at Site 18, Magnolia Caravan Park, Boatharbour Drive in Pialba, Queensland, Australia in 1995 [1] [90]
Passed away from cancer at the Harvey Bay Hospital in  Queensland, Australia [90]
Died 3 May 1995 in Queensland; ashes buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row T, Plot 11) [1]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Allan Godfrey Rowland' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 19 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/allan-godfrey-rowland [sources]




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