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Whitty, Henry Hamlyn (1872–1938)

The death look place at his home in England recently of Mr Hamlyn Henry Whitty, formerly of Tarramia Station, Corowa. He was aged 66 years, and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tarlton Whitty and a nephew of Mr Harold P. Whitty, of Berrigan. His grandfather, the late Mr J. C. Whitty, took up Tarramia in 1840. After having sold the station about 16 years ago, Mr H. H. Whitty went to England, and was elected to the board of the Peel River Land and Finance Company, which controls large areas of country in New South Wales, Queensland, and the Northern Territory. On one occasion he visited Australia by plane and used it to inspect the company's holdings in Australia. He has left a widow, one son and two daughters. His son, Mr. John Henry Hamlyn Whitty, of the Second Battalion of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, was recently awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in rescuing a man under fire in Palestine. Mr. H. H. Whitty was a brother of Sir John Whitty, of England and Colonel Noel Whitty, of the West Kent Regiment, England.

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'Whitty, Henry Hamlyn (1872–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 5 July 2020.

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18 October 1938

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