|Ernie watering his vegetable patch aged 82|
His wife Annie Brigadia died 20 years later, when she was 95 years old. She was a member of St Andrews Church of England South Brisbane , 75 years .
He returned to Brisbane in 1940, and in 1941 he transferred to the Commonwealth Dept of Labour & National Service and established the National Employment Office in Brisbane. The following year he was appointed Asst Deputy Director-General of Manpower in Queensland, and held this important· position through the war years . After the war, he remained with the same Commonwealth Department, becoming Deputy Director of Employment for Queensland. In this position he established and organized the Commonwealth Employment Service.
|Percy b 1873 Brisbane, Ernie b 1864 Hampshire England, Frank b 1875 Brisbane, Lionel b 1868 at sea.|
Eldest son William Camper Laws was born in 1859 and remained in England with his Goodall grandparents. (2)
(1) Note added by Judy
(2) See previous blog http://familytreeblossoms.blogspot.com.au/2015/06/william-camper-laws-1859-1911.html