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Frederick Alfred Callil (1899–1947)

Mr. Frederick Alfred Louis Callil, Melbourne barrister, died at his home in Elwood on Tuesday after a long illness. He was 48. Mr. Callil was a member of the V.A.T.C., V.R.C., Moonee Valley, Epsom, and Mentone racing clubs, and was part owner of a three-year-old-colt, Tyrian.

Assistant lecturer in French at Melbourne University, Mr. Callil spoke four languages fluently. During his University course he won several exhibitions and scholarships. He was a Master of Arts and Bachelor-of Law.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters. The funeral will be held to-day after Requiem Mass at St. James's Church, North-road, Garden Vale. Funeral arrangements are by Alfred Allison.

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'Callil, Frederick Alfred (1899–1947)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 June 2024.

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15 April, 1899
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


26 August, 1947 (aged 48)
Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (lymphoma)

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