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William Bernard Geraghty (1882–1945)

Mr. William Bernard Geraghty, 63, who died yesterday, had been associated with the Department of Public Instruction for many years. He was a bachelor.

At the time of his death he was at the Teachers' Training College. His first appointment was at Golden Gate State School, Croydon, and subsequentlv he became head teacher at Nobby in 1908. Two years later he transferred to Toowong then to Roma (1914), and Brisbane Central Boys' (1916). He resigned in 1918 to become secretary of the Teachers' Union, holding that position until 1934.

Mr. Geraghty was readmitted to the Primary Correspondence School in 1936 and transferred two years later to the Teachers' Training College.

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  • Mother of Ten

2 June, 1882
Claremont, Queensland, Australia


12 November, 1945 (aged 63)
South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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