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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Verne Brunton REITZE

Born 5 April 1900 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Son of Robert Douglas REITZE and Lillias Maria COLES [15]
Married Stella Beryle Winifred WOOD in Perth in 1927 [66]
School Teacher around Margaret River and Manjimup before coming to Carnamah [P250]
Arrived in Carnamah in January 1944 [P250]
Head School Teacher at the Carnamah State School 1944-1946 [0: image 04426] [73]
Resided in the Schoolhouse which was adjacent to the school on the west side of the railway line [P250]
The Education Department paid him £441 for 1944, £472 for 1945 and £458 for 1946[73]
Member of the Carnamah Tennis Club - was Secretary in 1944 [0: image 04370]
Committee Member of the Carnamah District Agricultural Society 1944-1946 [58]
Member of the Carnamah Miniature Rifle Club in 1944 and 1945 [0: images 04261 & 04334]
Member of the Carnamah Cricket Club in 1944 and 1945 [0: images 04318 & 04586]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Golf Club in 1945 [0: image 04329]
Steward of the Children's Events at the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's Victory Show on 13 September 1945 [13]
Vice President and Committee Member of the Carnamah Parents & Citizens Association in 1946 [0: image 04388]
During his time in Carnamah was telephone number Carnamah-4 [60]
Along with his wife and two daughters was bided farewell by the people of Carnamah in the town hall on 13 January 1947 [0: image 04426]
Following his transfer shifted to Coomberdale in early 1947 [0: image 04426]
Head School Teacher at the Coomberdale State School in 1947, on a annual salary of £479 [73]
Along with his wife spent Easter in 1947 in Carnamah staying with Jim and Vinnie FORRESTER [0: image 04456]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Father of Yvonne and Enid [P250]
Died 26 January 1976; ashes interred Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Lawn 5, Niche Wall, W8, 199) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Verne Brunton Reitze' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 September 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/verne-brunton-reitze [sources]




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