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George Ross MacDougal (1899–1930)

Mr. George Ross MacDougal, of the head-quarters staff of the Bank of New South Wales, died suddenly on Wednesday at the age of 40 years. Mr. MacDougal was a native of Bathurst, and was educated at the Fort-street School. At an early age he entered the service of the bank, and recentlv acted as manager of the Walba (Vic.) branch. Mr. MacDougal volunteered his services during the war, and left as a private in the 3rd Battalion, being promoted to lieutenant on the field in France. He was wounded on three occasions. He achieved considerable fame as an athlete, and during the war he acted as referee in a number of important boxing and football matches between the soldiers abroad. Mr. MacDougal was unmarried. He leaves a brother, Mr. H. H. MacDougal, S.M., and four sisters, Mrs. Wikner, Mrs. G. W. Connah, and the Misses Hilda and Flora MacDougal.

The funeral took place at Rookwood Cemetery yesterday, the service at the grave being conducted by the Rev. D. J. Flockhardt, Presbyterian Minister at Wahroonga.

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'MacDougal, George Ross (1899–1930)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 May 2024.

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20 March, 1899
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia


22 January, 1930 (aged 30)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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