Norman Francis HOARE

HOARE, Norman Francis

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Australian Army Chaplains' Department
Born: Melbourne, Vic., 10 August 1890
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Christian Brother's College East Melbourne
Occupation: Roman Catholic Clergyman
Died: Melbourne, Vic., 3 January 1949, aged 58 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton
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World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1916: Involvement Australian Army Chaplains' Department
23 Nov 1916: Embarked Australian Army Chaplains' Department, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts


Rev Norman Francis Hoare, parish priest of West St Kilda, died at the Mercy Hospital yesterday. He was a son of the late Benjamin Hoare, the well-known Melbourne journalist.

He was educated at the Christian Brothers' College, East Melbourne, and studied for the priesthood at St Patrick's College, Manly. Ordained in 1914, he saw war service, and later became parish priest at Hotham Hill, North Melbourne. He was in his 59th year.

Archbishop Mannix will preside at Requiem Mass at the Sacred Heart Church, Grey st, St Kilda, at 10 tomorrow, after which the funeral will leave for the Melbourne Cemetery, Carlton. Alfred Allison. Clifton Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

The Argus Tuesday 04 January 1949 page 3