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Hawker, Mary Letitia (1865–1938)

After an illness of several months, Mrs. E. W. [Mary Letitia] Hawker, an aunt of the late Mr. C. A. S. Hawker, M.H.R., who was killed in the Kyeema air disaster, died near her home near Clare this morning. She was a daughter of the late Sir William Stawell, a former Chief Justice of Victoria, and a sister of the late Sir Richard Stawell, a well-known Melbourne physician.

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'Hawker, Mary Letitia (1865–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 March 2023.

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  • Stawell, Mary Letitia

Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


3 November, 1938 (aged ~ 73)
Clare, South Australia, Australia

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