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Foot, Cedric Mervyn (1890–1923)

Cedric Foot, n.d.

Cedric Foot, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 June 1923

The death occurred suddenly, at Malvern Downs, Capella, Queensland, recently, of Captain Cedric Mervyn Foot, fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Foot, who formerly owned Warrinilla Station, in the Springsure district. Captain Foot was a member of a well-known pastoral family, and several of his relatives still hold station properties in Queensland, and was amongst the first in his district to enlist; he joined the Australian Light Horse in 1915, afterwards transferring to a remount unit, and reached the rank of Captain. At the time of his death he was 34 years of age. His parents have been residing for some time at Roseville, Sydney1.

1 Death notice says he drowned and he was in his 34th year.

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Cedric Foot, n.d.

Cedric Foot, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 June 1923