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Vale - Jim Rochford

12 October 2016

Jim Rochford, long term resident of Hall, passed away at Nowra Hospital age 103.

There was so much that Jim was involved in during his life.
As President of the Hall Progress Association for many years he dealt with the ACT Government and brought many services to the village.

Baptised at St Francis Xavier Church, Hall, September 1913
Farm Hand/Shearer
Garage Proprietor
Truck and Car Dealer
Returned Serviceman (Sergeant) 5.5 years of service NX 173804
Calvary Hospital Art Show (Founding Member)
Hall Bushfire Brigade (Reformed 1979)
Rotary Club of Hall Charter Member 1989
OAM for Community Service 1987
Hall Memorial Grove
Water and Sewerage to Hall
Bitumen Roads to Hall
Founding Member of Kinmara House for Mothers and Babies
Great Sportsman - Cricket, Football and Tennis

The Canberra and especially Hall community are grateful to Jim Rochford for his service and sincere friendships bestowed on so many over such a wonderful long life.

A Memorial Mass celebrating the life of
James Alexander Rochford OAM
10th August 1913 – 11th October 2016

The Mass was held at Francis Xavier Church
26 October 2016 at 11am.

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