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William Charles Carter (1878–1926)

The tragically sudden death took place at Condah on Tuesday morning of Mr William Charles Carter. He contracted a cold a few days ago, as a result of which pneumonia set in and despite the best of medical attention he gradually sank and died as stated. The late Mr Carter was one of the best known men in the district. For some years he conducted an estate and general commission agency business. Later he opened business as a general storekeeper and did a splendid trade. A thorough sport, he took a keen interest in its bran. ches. Horse racing, athletic and foot ball events all had in him an enthusiastic supporter, He invariably held the secretaryship of some sporting fixture, At the time of his death he was secre. tary of the local Bush Fire Relief Committee, to which body he devoted a lot of tine and energy. His death has made a gap in.the.public life of the district that will be hard to fill. A widow, two sons and a daughter are left to mourn their loss, and they will have the sympathy of the whole district in their sad bereavement. Mrs M. A. Kroeohell passed away at her residence, Bentinok street, on Saturday morning last. It was not generally known that the deceased lady was seriously ill, and her demise came as a shock to many. Sympathy is extended to the family, two membors of which are. Mrs G. Hickey and Mrs A. Gunn, both of Portland. Deceased, who was 66 years at the time of death, was a well-known identity of the district.

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'Carter, William Charles (1878–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/carter-william-charles-15419/text26628, accessed 3 March 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1878
Victoria, Australia

Death

25 May, 1926 (aged ~ 48)
Condah, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

pneumonia