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Joseph E. Laurie (1855–1922)

The death occurred at his home, "Invergordon," near Gloucester, of Mr. Joseph E. Laurie, one of the pioneers of the district. Although not a native of Scotland, he was said to be one of the best read men in the State on Scottish history and clan lore. For years he was president of the Gloucester Caledonian Society.

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'Laurie, Joseph E. (1855–1922)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 April 2024.

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8 September, 1855
Taree, New South Wales, Australia


17 July, 1922 (aged 66)
Gloucester, New South Wales, Australia

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