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William Dominic Nolan
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Start Date:
18 Apr 1919
End Date:
02 Dec 1998
William Nolan, more commonly known as Bill, was born in 1919 to Harry Gordon Burgess and Susan Emilda Nolan (formerly Dwyer). He was their only child. In 1941 he married Joy Graham in Melbourne and they, in turn, had one son Steve.
William was appointed Tourist Officer, Devonport, for the Tasmanian Government Tourist Department in 1947. A year later the role was expanded to cover the whole North West Coast. In August 1951 he was transferred to the Hobart Office where he remained until 1979, after serving his last 8 years as its manager. Bill and Joy lived at Seven Mile Beach, West Hobart and Sandy Bay. Joy died in 1996 and Bill two years later in 1998.

Information Sources:
National Archives of Australia, World War 2 record; Advocate (TAS) 24 July 1948, 30 May 1951 and 22 November 1951,Tasmanian Electoral Rolls 1949, 1954, 1963 and 1968; PSC24/1/58, Mercury (TAS) 6 August 1996 and correspndence from donor.
Series Created By Agency:
NS4371 Photographs01 Jan 193031 Dec 1959