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Field, Frederick Robert (1876–1940)

Mr. F. R. [Frederick Robert] Field, who died at Jamestown recently, was connected with the Woods and Forests Department since April 1, 1909, and at the time of his death held the position of Supervising Forester, Northern District. He was in charge of the Bundaleer Forest Reserve. Mr. Field was the founder and patron of the Northern Areas Fire Fighting Organisation. He was also secretary of the Jamestown District Fire Fighting Committee, founder and president of the North Bundaleer Literary and Social Club, a member of the Jamestown Racing Club committee, a member of the Belalie Agricultural Society, and a member and consistent supporter of all sporting and athletic clubs in the district. Mr. Field was born at Mount Gambier and was the youngest son of the late Inspector John Field.

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'Field, Frederick Robert (1876–1940)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/field-frederick-robert-18295/text29905, accessed 25 November 2017.

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