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Kiddle, John Beacham (1878–1950)

Mr. John Beacham Kiddle (72), one of Melbourne's best-known solicitors, died today at his home in Domain st., South Yarra, after a short illness. Mr. Kiddle was one of the tallest men in Melbourne, his height being 6ft. 9in. He was a member of the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria from 1916 till 1928. He was awarded the O.B.E, in 1918 for his work as honorary secretary of the Australian Red Cross Information Bureau in the war. He was the founder of the Amateur Athletic Rifle Club in 1915. He leaves two sons and two daughters.

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'Kiddle, John Beacham (1878–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/kiddle-john-beacham-18864/text30503, accessed 23 September 2021.

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