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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Stella Beryle Winifred WOOD / REITZE

Born C.1900 [2]
Daughter of engineer Walter Ernest WOOD and Sarah Jane ARCH [15] [50]
Resided with her parents at 67 Wood Street in the Perth suburb of Swanbourne[50]
Later in 1925, by which time she was living away from her parents, she was at 214 York Street in the Perth suburb of Subiaco [50]
Married Verne Brunton REITZE in Perth in 1927 [66]
Arrived in Carnamah with her husband and two daughters in January 1944 [P250]
Assistant Teacher at the Carnamah State School 1944-1946 [73]
The Education Department paid her £144 for 1944, £146 for 1945 and in 1946 was paid 23/- per week [73]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Red Cross Society [141]
Member of Carnamah's branch of the Country Women's Association in 1944 [0: image 04587]
Sang "Land of Hope and Glory" at the peace celebrations at the Carnamah Town Hall on Thursday 23 August 1945 [0: image 04356]
Steward of the Educational section at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Victory Show on 13 September 1945 [13]
Also sang at the Welcome Home Ball held at the Carnamah Town Hall on Saturday 15 December 1945 [7: page 48]
Along with her husband and daughters was bided farewell by the people of Carnamah in the town hall on 13 January 1947 [0: image 04426]
On leaving Carnamah shifted with her husband and daughters to Coomberdale WA[P250]
Assistant Teacher and Sewing Mistress at the Coomberdale State School in 1947[73]
Along with her husband spent Easter in 1947 in Carnamah as the guests of Jim and Vinnie FORRESTER [0: image 04456]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Mother of Yvonne and Enid [P250]
Died 17 August 1979; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 5, Niche Wall, W8, 199) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Stella Beryle Winifred Wood / Reitze' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/stella-beryle-winifred-wood [sources]




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