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William (Bill) Eglinton (1874–1951)

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'Eglinton, William (Bill) (1874–1951)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 February 2024.

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William Eglinton, c1941 photographer unknown

William Eglinton, c1941 photographer unknown

Autobiography of William Eglinton, West Croydon, South Australia : William Eglinton

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2 August, 1874
Forreston, South Australia, Australia


22 June, 1951 (aged 76)
West Croydon, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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