Port Adelaide Library:
Name added to memorial 1918
He was nominated by the Working Men’s Association
Contemporary press clippings:
An old Port Adelaide identity, Mr. William Frederick Curtis, died at his residence, Dale-street, on Friday. He was prominent in connection with the Port Adelaide Working Men's Association, and was one of the founders in 1872. For 13 years he was vigilant officer of the association. He resigned this post in August, 1910, when Alderman J. Mason stepped into the vacancy. Until about a week ago he was the association's doorkeeper. Mr. Curtis was born in Southampton, England. He had resided in Port Adelaide 60 years, and was 85 years of age. His wife died four or five years ago. He leaves a daughter and two sons.
April 13 1914 Advertiser