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Lawrence Callaghan (1869–1923)

A very highly respected resident in the person of Mr. Laurence Callaghan passed away at his residence, Dandaloo-street, on Tuesday night last, the cause of death being pneumonia and pleurisy. Deceased had been engaged in fencing on Mullengudgery station, where he contracted a cold. Becoming worse, he took to his bed, where he laid for some days without anyone near him, and it was only an account of the station, seven miles away, sending out to see if he required anything, that he was discovered in such a bad condition. He was brought home on Friday, and in spite of constant and skilful attention he passed away as stated above. He had only recently returned from Parkes, where he was hastily summoned to his father's bedside, who died whilst he was there. He leaves a widow and young family to mourn the loss of a devoted father and loving husband.

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'Callaghan, Lawrence (1869–1923)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/callaghan-lawrence-33188/text41404, accessed 5 March 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1869
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia

Death

7 August, 1923 (aged ~ 54)
Trangie, New South Wales, Australia

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