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Auld, Ernest Patrick (1870–1938)

After an illness lasting about eight months. Mr. Ernest Patrick Auld, of Tusmore avenue, Tusmore, manager of the Triton Insurance Company, died in a private hospital at Toorak yesterday. Mr. Auld, who was 68, was one of the founders and first president of the Kensington Cricket Club, secretary of the Royal Empire Society, and president for several years of the Dual Club (art, science and literature). Mr. Auld's father, Mr. W. P. Auld, accompanied John McDouall Stuart on his expeditions across Australia from Adelaide and back in 1861-62. Mr. Auld's grandfather, Patrick Auld, who arrived in South Australia in 1842, planted the Auldana vineyard. Mr. Auld was born at Magill, and educated at Caterer's Commercial College and Prince Alfred College. Before he became manager of the Triton Insurance Company, he had served in the Survey Department, on the staff of the Bank of New South Wales, and later in the wine and spirit business. Mr. Auld's wife died several years ago. He has left a son, Michael, and three daughters, Misses Alison, Elizabeth and Eve Auld.

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'Auld, Ernest Patrick (1870–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/auld-ernest-patrick-13899/text24775, accessed 21 September 2017.

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