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Hasluck, E'thel Meernaa (1872–1971)

Major E'thel Meernaa Hasluck, father of the Governor-General, Sir Paul Hasluck, died on Saturday aged 98. He died at his home in Fifth Avenue, Mt Lawley, where he had been living on a Salvation Army pension since his retirement in 1965. Major Hasluck was born in Essex, England, and arrived in Australia in 1876. He was educated at Perth and Fremantle schools, and served in the post office in Perth and Coolgardie for two years before joining the Salvation Army in 1896. He was commissioned in 1898 and served the Salvation Army in Perth for 69 years until his retirement. The funeral will be private.

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'Hasluck, E'thel Meernaa (1872–1971)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/hasluck-ethel-meernaa-18556/text30211, accessed 21 September 2017.

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