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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Pat" Charles Walter O'HALLORAN

Born 13 September 1864 in Tullamain, Tipperary, Ireland [33]
Son of John S. O'HALLORAN and Margaret M. CORR [33]
Resided at Yardarino in the Irwin district of Western Australia 1898-1905 [6]
     Through Mrs SCROOPE of Irwin House he donated £1 to the Anglican Church's fund in aid of orphanages in 1899 [39: 5-Dec-1899]
Postmaster in Irwin in 1906 and 1907 and a Station Manager and Squatter in Irwin 1908-1910 [6] [19]
     He had a subscription to The Midlands Advertiser newspaper, which was produced in Moora, in 1908 [9: 11-Dec-1908]
Owner and Grazer of White Hill Station in Mingenew, Western Australia 1911-1919 [19] [61]
     Member on the Upper Irwin Road Board administered from Mingenew 1903-1919 - was Chairman 1909-1911 and 1916-1917 [101]
     In August 1916 Donald MACPHERSON took him on a tour of Carnamah, then part of the Upper Irwin Road Board [10: 18-Aug-1916]
     In 1918 and 1919 his White Hill Station in Mingenew was managed by his nephew John Sylvester O'HALLORAN [61] [176]
     Donated 10/6 to the Three Springs Saint Patrick's Day Committee in 1919 [124]
Died 28 March 1919 in Mingenew; buried by exclusive right in the Mingenew Cemetery, Mingenew (Roman Catholic, Plot 1C) [9] [176]

From The Midlands Advertiser newspaper, Friday 4 April 1919:
Mingenew Notes
On Friday 28th March a gloom was cast over the town when it became known that Mr C. H. O'Halloran had passed away suddenly at his residence White Hill. The deceased was a highly respected citizen of the Upper Irwin district for a number of years and took a keen interest in all public matters effecting the district, being a member of the Roads Board for some considerable time and will be greatly missed from the district. A sad feature was his approaching marriage, much sympathy is felt for his fiancee. Funeral took place on Sunday at 9 a.m. and was very largely attended there were over 100 present, 22 vehicles including four motor cars also 8 horsemen. The funeral service was conducted by Father Scanlon. The Pall Bearers were:- Messrs E. Lee Steere, H. Lee Steere, D. Macpherson, E. A. Field, C. F. Moore, E. Darlot, J. Burges, W. B. Mitchell. Wreaths were sent by: Mr John O'Halloran (Nephew), Mr and Mrs Everard Darlot, Mr S. J. Phillips, Mr and Mrs Dix, J. Logue, Mr and Mrs Bridge and Daughters, Mr and Mrs E. A. Field, Mr and Mrs S. J. Watson and Family, Mr and Mrs W. B. Mitchell, Mr and Mrs W. H. Linthorne and Family, Mr and Mrs Chas. H. Hope."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Charles Walter O'Halloran' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 July 2022 from [reference list]

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