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Life Summary

Name Walter Edward Reid
Born

25 April, 1898
Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia

Died

3 August, 1947 (aged 49)
Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

accident

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  • barrister (1928-1947) New South Wales, Australia
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