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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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"Jack" Clarence John ROWLAND

Born 22 November 1907 [14] in Yardarino, Western Australia [P13]
Son of Clarence Augustus ROWLAND and Amy SLOPER [P210]
Resided with his parents at Yardarino 1907-1921 and was educated at the Irwin State School [P13]
Baptised on 12 January 1908 by Methodist Minister Horace FAULL of the Wesley Manse in Dongara [84]
Shifted with his parents and siblings to Carnamah in 1921 [P13]
Initially resided with parents on Hillview Farm in Carnamah [P13]
Farmhand and Shearer in Carnamah from the 1930s to the 1970s [19][P13]
Attended the Grand Ball following the Carnamah Show and opening of Centenary Park on 19 September 1929 [4: 28-Sep-1929]
Came 3rd in the Single Men's Race at the Sports Day and Picnic held at Centenary Park, Carnamah on 9 October 1930 [4: 18-Oct-1930]
Member of the Carnamah Football Club 1932-1937 [4: 16-Jul-1932] [5: 23-Jun-1933, 31-May-1935, 29-May-1936, 14-May-1937]
Member of the Billeroo Cricket Club in 1934-35 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club in 1935-36 [5: 23-Oct-1935]
Member of the Winchester Tennis Club in 1935-36 [5: 17-Apr-1936]
Attended the funeral of Carnamah agent William B. SHERIDAN at the Winchester Cemetery on 27 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Member of the Billeroo Cricket Club from 1936-37 to 1948-49 [5: 15-Jan-1937] [118]
Member of Carnamah's Parkinson Tennis Club in 1936-37 [5: 11 & 18-Dec-1936, 12-Mar-1937]
By 1984 was a retired shearer and was living at 48 Dukes Way in the Perth suburb of Glendalough [1] [90]
Passed away from cancer at the age of 76 years at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth [1] [90]
Died 25 December 1984 in Perth; ashes buried Winchester Cemetery, Carnamah (Row T, Plot 11) [1]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Clarence John Rowland' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/clarence-john-rowland [reference list]




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