REMEMBERING MUNDARRA WW2 SOLDIER SETTLERS – March 2014

Commemoration activity is planned for March 8 – 9, 2014 (labour day long weekend).

All families and friends associated with the settlements are invited to attend a weekend of activity remembering the 17 settlers from Mundarra Estate and Mundarra Park.

Information including addresses of descendants, photos, stories, newspaper articles or other memorabillia about the settlements is very welcome.

Please contact Jim Farran 0408310107 or David Burns 0409866211 if you have anything of interest or would like more information.

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Around the table discussing the proposal to erect a plaque acknowledging two soldier settlements – Mundarra Park & Mundarra Estate). Clockwise from left: John de Fredrick, Alex McDougall, David Burns, Leigh Enright, and Jim Farran

In 1952, Mundarra Park was divided into 8 blocks, varying from 660 to 1004 acres, depending on the productivity of the land. Those successful in being allotted blocks were; Errol Thornton, Norm Joseph, Ronald Lamshed, Reuban Burns, Jack Farran, Les Enright and Ken Mackenzie. 

The Mundarra Estate was divided into 10 blocks, varying from 700  to 1170 acres. The successful applicants were Richard Hood, Lou Kaufmann, Roger Boyton, T Whittingham, Jim McDougall, Tom Kinnane, P.Cain, C.de Frederick, B. Blohm and William Woonton/ Don Cameron

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One response to “REMEMBERING MUNDARRA WW2 SOLDIER SETTLERS – March 2014

  1. Your article is really good to read. Excellent!!
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