Ira Effrett O.A.M

Ira Effrett O.A.M. – Location, Ballarat New Cemetery, Section – Fountain Gardens, Grave 35. Born on the 15th March, 1950, in Horsham, Victoria, to parents who arrived in Australia in 1949 as displaced persons from the Ukraine and Estonia, Ira was regarded as the...

Maureen Bourke

Maureen Sarah McGrath was born in 1925 in Novar Ballarat. She was the first child of Patrick Henry and Bridget Josephine McGrath of Ascot. She was educated at the Ascot Primary School, Scared Heart College (boarder) and Melbourne Teachers’ College. She taught at...