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Poelingoer Road

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Name Poelingoer
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24602
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2014
Locality / Suburb  
  Acacia Hills
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Theos (Tom) Poeling-oer and Catherine Anne Poeling-oer (nee Outram). Theos was born in Alor, Indonesia in 1912. He arrived in Darwin in November 1948, first living in Parap Camp, then at Westralia Street. He worked as a Pearl Diver for 18 months and later worked for 30 years with the Department of Works, Northern Territory Government. He was a keen sportsman and played for Buffaloes Football Club. He passed away in 1991. Catherine was born in Kempsey, New South Wales in 1913 and arrived in Darwin at the same time as her husband and raised their children. She passed away in 1988.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/2014 Date added to the Register
16/04/2014 NTG G15
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