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Henry St. John Mitchell (1856–1935)

Dr. Henry St. John Mitchell died at his home, 6 Ash grove, East Malvern, on Thursday, at the age of 84 years. He was the son of the late Sir William Mitchell, who was President of the Legislative Council of Victoria from 1870 to 1884. Dr. Mitchell was born at Barfold, Kyneton, and he leaves a widow, two daughters, and one son, Dr. Hugh William Fancourt Mitchell, of Morwell. His remains were privately cremated yesterday afternoon at the Melbourne Crematorium, Fawkner. The chief mourners were his son and his brother, Sir Edward Mitchell. Dr. Mitchell and his son served in the Great War. Arrangements were made by A. A. Sleight Pty. Ltd.

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'Mitchell, Henry St. John (1856–1935)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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22 July, 1856
Kyneton, Victoria, Australia


1 August, 1935 (aged 79)
Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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