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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


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Marjorie Elaine GREEN / HALL

Born 1907 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Married Howard William HALL in Perth in 1934 [66]
In 1939 she was living at 23 De Lisle Street in the Perth suburb of North Fremantle [277]
Appointed sole teacher of the new Assisted Regulation Four East Carnamah State School on Wongyarra Farm, Carnamah [277]
Officially opened and began teaching at the East Carnamah State School on 4 September 1939 [277]
Four days later wrote to the Education Department and successfully requested the name of the school be changed to Wongyarra [277]
School Teacher of the Wongyarra State School on Wongyarra Farm in Carnamah in 1939 and 1940 [73] [277]
At a charge of £1 per week she boarded with Mrs Mabel G. WALKER in a house on Wongyarra Farm [277]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club in 1939-40 and 1940-41 [89]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1940 [7: page 230]
Starred in the Carnamah Repertory Club's productions of the plays "Square Pegs" and "One Evening at Nero's" [7: page 230]
Her talent as an actress was described as "colourful and vigorous" [7: page 230]
At the end of 1940 she resigned as teacher of the Wongyarra State School [277]
Her husband was Killed in Action in a Flying Battle over the Java Sea in Indonesia on 21 May 1944 [16]
He had enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force 20 March 1940 and was serving with its 20th Squadron [16]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Marjorie Elaine Green / Hall' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/marjorie-elaine-green [reference list]




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