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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Thomas Noel ALGER

Born on 25 December 1919 in Katanning, Western Australia [16]
Entered into employment with the Western Australian Education Department on 3 February 1938 [41]
School Monitor on Probation at the State Schools in Southern Cross and then Noggerup in 1938 [41]
He did a one year course at Teachers' College in the Perth suburb of Claremont in 1939 [41]
At Teachers' College he was reported as "Earnest in attitude; sincere, painstaking in his work. Sympathetic towards children." [41]
It was also noted that "with experience should develop into capable teacher" [41]
School Teacher at the State Schools in Yuna, Stirling Dam and Meekatharra before entering full-time war service [41]
Resided in Kojonup prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 13 July 1942 [16]
Sergeant WX25674 in Australian Army Education Service N T Detach during the Second World War [16]
Following the end of the war he was discharged from the Australian Army on 17 July 1946 [16]
Head Teacher, Deputy Head and Relieving Head at a large number of schools between 1946 and 1964 [41]
Relieving Head Teacher of the Coorow State School in Coorow in 1966 [41]
Relieving Head at three other schools in 1967 and then Temporary Lecturer at Claremont Teachers' College in 1968 [41]
Deputy Head the Morley and then Hampton Park schools in the Perth suburb of Morley until his retirement in 1984 [73]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Dianella [2]
Died 30 May 2005; cremated at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park in the Perth suburb of Padbury [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Thomas Noel Alger' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/thomas-noel-alger [sources]




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