13 October 1885 – 23 October 1968

Origin Kassel Germany
First settled in Manjimup WA
Original Occupation Sailor
Occupation in Australia Farmer


Departure Port Antwerp
Arrival Year 1909


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Kurt Kalau vom Hofe was a pioneer of the Shire of Manjimup. He took up 540 acres of virgin bush soon after arriving in December 1909. The township of Manjimup did not exist when he arrived. The home farm is still owmed by his son Herman


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  • I took my German Oma’s name as my own some years ago. It was originally Kalau Vom Hofe. Just discovered that someone with that same surname came to Manjimup. I currently live in Toodyay

    Sun 4 Feb 2018

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