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Horace Charles Halloran (1868–1930)

Mr. Horace Charles Halloran, who died suddenly at his home at Willoughby yesterday, had been a member of the Public Service for 36 years, joining the electoral branch of the Chief Secretary's Department in 1894.

Mr. Halloran was the youngest son of the late Henry Halloran, C.M.G., and a grandson or the founder of the first Grammar School in Sydney. He had a nice talent for writing verse, and until recently was a frequent contributor to Sydney newspapers. His son, C. Ft. L. (Bob) Halloran, who was killed at the war was a member of "The Sun" literary staff.

Mr. Halloran for a number of years was secretary of the Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies.

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Alternative Names
  • Pegasus
  • Pasquin
  • Red Taype

30 September, 1868
Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


24 February, 1930 (aged 61)
Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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