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Backhouse, Geoffrey de Talworth (1890–1917)

Backhouse, Gunner Geoffrey de Talworth, killed in action in France on October 4. Second son of Mr Talworth and Mrs. E. A’Beckett Backhouse, of Murrumbeena, and grandson of late Mr. W. A. C. A’Beckett. Educated at Haileybury College, Brighton, and Scotch College. Before enlisting was engaged in farming pursuits at Koo-wee rup. Eldest brother, Nigel, is chaplain to 7th Light Horse, now in Palestine; and youngest brother, Herbert, recently discharged from active service.

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'Backhouse, Geoffrey de Talworth (1890–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/backhouse-geoffrey-de-talworth-17152/text28968, accessed 22 September 2017.

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