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Daphne Julia Middows (1886–1968)


Daughter of Brig.-General R. E. Roth, C. M. G., D. S. O. Mother, Lilian May Hart, of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Born, Sydney, Australia.

Wife of L. A. Middows, Esq., Merchant, Flinders Lane, Melbourne.

Family, daughter, Daphne, educated at St. Catherine’s, Toorak, Melbourne. Son, Lyonel Munton, who finished his education in Villeneuve, Switzerland, and is now a Director of the firm of Middows Bros., Sons & Co. Ltd., Melbourne and Sydney.

ACTIVITIES. For five years Secretary, now Vice-president, of the South Yarra Branch of Women’s Hospital Auxiliary. A prominent and active worker for nine years in the interests of the South Yarra Auxiliary of the Children’s Hospital. Connected during the Great War with the Red Cross movement in Pennsylvania and Massachussetts, U. S. A.

HOBBIES. Interior Decorations, Swimming, Golf.

ADDRESS. Stonnington Place, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, and Chichester Chambers, Chancery Lane, London, England.

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Alternative Names
  • Roth, Daphne Julia

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


1968 (aged ~ 82)
Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia