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Hood, Kenneth Robin (1890–1944)

Mr. Kenneth Robin Hood died suddenly at his residence, The Braes, Woodbury, yesterday, aged 53 years. He served in the First World War with the 15th Field Ambulance at Gallipoli and in France, where he won the Military Medal. He married Miss Annie Elizabeth Mitchell, of Ballarat (V). Mr. Hood had been a member of the Oatlands sub-branch of the R.S.L. from its inception in 1931, and had been president for a number of years. He became a councillor of Oatlands municipality in 1929 and held this position until he died. He was associated with Campbell Town and Bothwell Masonic lodges.

He was president of the municipal branch of the A.C.F. and worked for war loans and the Red Cross. He was an organiser of the V.D.C. at Oatlands. He was a warden of Tunbridge Church of England and was Ross and Tunbridge representative of the Anglican Synod.

He has left a widow and three children. Mr Hood will be given a military funeral at Oatlands tomorrow afternoon.

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'Hood, Kenneth Robin (1890–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/hood-kenneth-robin-14280/text25342, accessed 25 September 2017.

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