George Eggmolesse

George attended the Perwillowen Creek Provisional School

George Eggmolesse
Opening day at Perwillowen Creek Provisional School, 15 May 1916. George is in the middle. Image credit: Picture Sunshine Coast.

Interview with: George Eggmolesse

Date of Interview: 29 January 1985

Interviewer: Susan Brinnand

Transcriber: Valarie Poole

George Eggmolesse junior was born in Nambour in 1906. he attended the school when it was in Mitchell Street. During 1920s and 1930s he played rugby league for Nambour. George was highly regarded in Buderim and oil painting of him hangs in the Community Hall. he donated land to the Maroochy Shire Council which became the Eggmolesse Environmental Park.

Access the Mary Ferris oral history audio files and transcript on Sunshine Coast Life.

Images and documents of the Eggmolesse family in the Sunshine Coast Libraries Catalogue.