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Flora Gilmore Maegraith (1897–1914)

Miss Flora Maegrallh, eldest daughter of . Mr. A. V,. Maegraith, manager of the Pioneer Sawmills, died at thc General Hospital yesterday afternoon after an illness of eight weeks, typhoid being the cause. Miss Flora was leader of sports at the District School and a most enthusiastic monitor of the Life Saving Club. She had a most endearing disposition, and amongst her comrades and a very wide circle of friends who grieve over her untimely end. She was an acknowledged favorite. She was gifted with a most genial disposition and a generosity which all who met her readily acknowledged. Just blossoming into adolescence in her seventeenth year, those high quaintest were moulding a character which made for that high type of womanhood which we frequently hear extolled as our ideal.

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2 March, 1897
Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


6 February, 1914 (aged 16)
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

typhoid fever

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