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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Hector McDonald RODDA

Born 20 March 1900 in Goodwood Park, South Australia [55]
Son of Stephen RODDA and Emily Ann STEPHENS [55]
Married Ethel Alma DEW on 22 January 1921 at the Church of Christ in Mile End, South Australia [55]
Farmer in Gunyidi, Western Australia 1929-1933 [19]
His farm was the 4,962 acre Victoria Location 8388 [3]
In September 1932 he advertised in The West Australian that he was looking to hire a farmhand with knowledge of tractors [39: 10-Sep-1932]
Committee Member of the Sports organised for the opening of the East Marchagee Hall on Saturday 11 November 1933 [5: 17-Nov-1933]
Paid a 5/- Vermin Bonus by the Carnamah District Road Board in May 1934 for helping to control vermin by killing a fox [300: page 42]
By 1939 he had returned to South Australia and was living with his wife at 8 Louisa Street in Goodwood Park [50]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Hector McDonald Rodda' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/hector-mcdonald-rodda [sources]




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