Frank Hooper

Frank Hooper

Birth
Broken Hill, Broken Hill City, New South Wales, Australia
Death 8 Jan 1987 (aged 77)
Belair, Mitcham City, South Australia, Australia
Burial Pasadena, Mitcham City, South Australia, Australia
Plot General C, Path 1 Grave 8A
Memorial ID 148466648 View Source
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He was born and raised in Broken Hill , the youngest child of well to do parents. Eighteen months of his high school education were spent at Prince Aldred College.

Most of his working life was spent in State Government employment, firstly with the Municipal Tramways Trust as a bus conductor and latterly with the SA Housing Trust. These jobs followed a period of time during World War II in the RAAF, during which time he served overseas in the Borneo region.

He enlisted in the RAAF (Service Number 140047) on 20 April 1943 in Adelaide and was discharged on 16 April 1946 with the rank of Leading Aircraftsman and the posting of Area Finance Officer, Adelaide.

Disabilities resulting from his war service led to him being granted a TPI Pension from the Dept. of Veteran's Affairs.

He was appointed a Justice of the Peace on 11 August 1960.

He was one of four men who met regularly and founded the Central Districts Football Club.



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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/148466648/frank-hooper : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Hooper (4 Sep 1909–8 Jan 1987), Find a Grave Memorial ID 148466648, citing Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, Mitcham City, South Australia, Australia ; Maintained by Doug Hooper (contributor 47401292) .