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Thorold Fink (1896–1942)

Thorold Fink, Herald and Weekly Times, 1942

Thorold Fink, Herald and Weekly Times, 1942

State Library of Victoria

Captain Thorold Fink, 45, of Domain-road, South Yarra, was fatally injured when the jeep car he was driving on Geelong-road near Werribee overturned on Saturday.

Captain Fink. who was a director of The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd., was the youngest son of the late Mr. Theodore Fink, former chairman of directors of The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd., who died in April last. He served with the A.I.F. in the last war, was twice wounded, and afterwards took an active part in the affairs of the Returned Soldiers' League. In the present war he was serving on the Fighting Vehicles Headquarters Staff. He was an old boy of Melbourne Grammar School and a graduate in law of Melbourne University.

During the last few years he took a leading part in the establishment of the newsprint industry at Boyer, Tasmania, in the interests of which he paid three visits to America.

He is survived by his wife. He had two brothers, Mr. Roland Fink and the late Mr. Gordon Fink, and two sisters, Mrs. R. D. Elliott and Mrs. W. M. Timmins.

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Thorold Fink, Herald and Weekly Times, 1942

Thorold Fink, Herald and Weekly Times, 1942

State Library of Victoria

Life Summary [details]


28 November, 1896


22 November, 1942 (aged 45)
near Werribee, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

motor vehicle accident

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

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