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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Frank" Francis Xavier O'DONNELL

Born 30 November 1905 in Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia [16]
Married Olive Anthea May STEWART in 1932 in Inverell, New South Wales, Australia [32]
Resided in Narromine, New South, Wales, Australia before shifting to Carnamah, Western Australia [0: image 03071]
Succeeded Robert LAMBERT as Postmaster of the Carnamah Post Office in 1940 [0: image 03071]
Arrived in Carnamah in May or June of 1940 [0: image 03072]
Postmaster of the Carnamah Post Office at 12 Macpherson Street, Carnamah 1940-1944 [6] [0: images 02956 & 03069]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1940 [13]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club - was Secretary 1940-1942 [0: images 02956 & 03906]
Assistant Secretary and Trustee of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund in 1941 [0: images 04014 / 5]
Financial Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society in 1941 [13]
Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1941 and 1942 - was Secretary in 1942 [0: images 03995 & 04073]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1941 [0: image 04008]
Member of the Carnamah District War and Patriotic Fund - was Secretary in 1942[0: image 04174]
Member of the Carnamah Air Observation Crops in 1942 [0: image 02974]
In early 1944 he was transferred to Meekatharra and left Carnamah on 26 February 1944 [0: image 04563]
Father of Thea [0: image 04063]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Francis Xavier O'Donnell' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 4 August 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/francis-xavier-odonnell [sources]




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