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Mactier, Alfred Melbourne (1867–1944)

Mr Alfred Melbourne Mactier, who died at his home, Taranaki, in East Malvern, on Friday, was well known in agricultural circles. Eldest son of Mr John Mactier, of Stratford Lodge, Metcalfe, he was born in Melbourne in 1867, and educated at Castlemaine Grammar School. After spending some years on Thurloo Downs Station, in the Bourke district of NSW, Mr Mactier was a grazier at Cromdale, Echuca, for 30 years. He was a foundation member of the Chamber of Agriculture, and was president on several occassions. Mr Mactier was a past master of Millewa Masonic Lodge, Echuca, and a past grand junior deacon of the Grand Lodge of Victoria. There was a private funeral to Springvale Crematorium on Saturday. Arrangements were made by B. Matthews Pty Ltd, South Yarra.

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