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Otway Vernon Carter (1895–1967)

Leading Wimmera historian, Mr Otway Vernon Carter, 71, died at Horsham on Saturday. 

A former grazier at Laharum, south of Horsham, Mr. Carter was a foundation member of Horsham Historical Society. 

He recently published a booklet on the on the late Walter Zumstein, a pioneer who established Wartook in the Grampians as a tourist centre. 

Mr. Carter who served with the 29th Battalion of the 1st AIF was a prisoner of war of the Germans.

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10 April, 1895
Wartook, Victoria, Australia


25 November, 1967 (aged 72)
Horsham, Victoria, Australia

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