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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Rica" Frederica Sophia ROWLAND

Born 13 November 1903 in Dongara, Western Australia [16] [142]
Daughter of Frederick Charles ROWLAND and Sophia MITCHELL [15]
Resided with her parents in Dongara and was baptised by Methodist Minister J. E. STONE on 3 February 1904 [84]
In 1925 she was living with her parents at Irwin [50]
Attended the Grand Plain & Fancy Dress Ball held in the Carnamah Hall on 6 August 1925 dressed as a "Danger Signal" [9: 21-Aug-1925]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of her sister "Tottie" Lillian M. ROWLAND and Reginald M. DIAMOND in October 1927 [P276]
From 1931 to 1933 she was living in Irwin, as was her sister Georgina [19] [50]
Later resided in Carnarvon [5: 8-Jan-1937]
In January 1937 spent a holiday staying with her sister and brother-in-law Tottie and Reg DIAMOND on Wooruk Farm [5: 8-Jan-1937]
Resided in the Perth suburb of West Perth prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force on 22 May 1942 [16]
Corporal 99643 at the Royal Australian Air Force's headquarters during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Royal Australian Air Force on 22 November 1946 [16]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Died 10 April 1988; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (MC Section, Garden of Remembrance, 14, 46) [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Frederica Sophia Rowland' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 July 2022 from [reference list]

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