Alfred John Straker

Male 1884 - 1946  (61 years)


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  • Name Alfred John Straker 
    Born 28 Dec 1884  Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1946  Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 12 Mar 1946  Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Tuesday 12 March 1946 p 3 Article Find all individuals with events at this location 
    OBITUARY
    MR. ALFRED JOHN STRAKER
    A very old Identity of Cairns, Mr.
    Alfred John Straker, died yesterday
    morning. He was a waterside worker,
    and for some time had not enjoyed
    good health. Mr. Straker was 61 years
    of age and was a native of Croydon.
    He was a member of the Cairns Hos-
    pitals Board for many years as sub-
    scribers representative, but with the
    Fix this textreconstitution of the board by the
    Government last year he was one of
    the members who retired after giving
    long and faithful service. He took a
    keen interest in hospital affairs and
    was an ardent worker in the interests
    of the sick and suffering. For many
    years be was a keen supporter of the
    Cairns Ambulance. He was also a
    keen follower of sport in this city, and
    was also an active member of the
    Labour movement. His wife died in
    April of last year. He is survived by
    a son. Mr. A. P. Straker, of the Public
    Curator's Office, Cairns, and a daugh-
    ter. Mrs. E. Frost, of East Barron. The
    funeral took place yesterday afternoon
    from St. Monica's Cathedral, and was
    attended by a representative, gather-
    ing. The Waterside Workers' Federa-
    tion was well represented.  
    Person ID I20  Maree Hooley
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2017 

    Father Alfred Joseph Straker,   b. Nurney, Kildare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1911, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catherine (Kate) Foley,   d. 26 Oct 1895, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet

    Family Emily Sheridan 
    Married 26 Jan 1910  St Columba's Church, Charters Towers, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Notice 14 Feb 1910  The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Monday 14 February 1910 p 4 Family Notices Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MARRIAGE.
    STRAKER - SHERIDAN. - On 26th
    Fix this textJanuary, at St. Columba's Church,
    by the Rev. James Comerford, Al
    fred John, eldest son of Alfred
    Joseph Straker, Croydon, to Emily,
    eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.
    Sheridan, Stubley Street, Charters
    Towers. 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet


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