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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Ern" Ernest Theodore FELS

Born 3 July 1901 in Cue, Western Australia [16]
Son of Ernest Robert Dillon FELS and Lucy May BIRCH [2] [15]
Resided with his parents in Bernard Street in the Perth suburb of Claremont [187]
Himself and his brother Francis attended Saint Idephonsus College in New Norcia from 9 February 1914 until December 1914 [187]
Farmer at Wilroy in the Mullewa district in partnership with his brothers Herbert J. FELS and Leslie H. FELS in 1927 and 1928 [187]
Married Violet Agnes LYNCH in Perth in 1930 [66]
Flight Lieutenant 293268 at the Royal Australian Air Force's 77 Wing Headquarters during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 7 December 1945 [16]
Employee of the Rural and Industries Bank in Carnamah in 1954 [0: image 04742]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1954 [0: image 04737]
Took extended sick leave in early September 1954 [0: image 04742]
Died 10 September 1954; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Roman Catholic, OC, 182) [2]


From The North Midland Times newspaper, Thursday 16 September 1954:
"It is with deep regret that we record the passing this weekend of Mr. Ern Fels who after a comparatively short illness passed away at Hollywood Hospital. The late Mr. Fels was a member of the staff of the Rural and Industries Bank in Carnamah."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ernest Theodore Fels' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 24 August 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




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