This Day in History: 2001-01-16

Farmer and naturalist Jim (James Roy) Masters OAM (1917-2001) died. He lived at Glen Avon farm on the Avon River. An Hon. Life Member of the Toodyay Naturalists’ Club, Jim was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his conservation work. He was also co-patron of the River Conservation Society (York).

Source:
Toodyay herald, Feb. 2001, p.1.