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Walter Ernest Mortimer (c. 1879–1956)

Walter Ernest Mortimer (c.1879-1956), pastoralist

Birth: c.1879 at Devonshire, England, son of William Mortimer, farmer, and Juliana Susan Broome. Marriage: 7 January 1903 at Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England, to Lylyas Laura Lewis. The couple had one daughter. Death: 12 May 1956 at Leeton District Hospital, Leeton, New South Wales. His usual residence was 'Boondilla', Darlington Point, NSW. Cause of death: Pulmonary oedema (6 days), congestive cardiac failure (12 months), coronary occlusion (2 years). He was cremated at Northern Suburbs Crematorium. Religion: Presbyterian.

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'Mortimer, Walter Ernest (c. 1879–1956)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/mortimer-walter-ernest-32522/text40375, accessed 17 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

c. 1879
Devon, England

Death

12 May, 1956 (aged ~ 77)
Leeton, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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