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Matthew Mitchell (?–1833)

Died.-At Red Bank Port Macquarie, on 21st June, Lieut. Matthew Mitchell, R.N. J.P. While superintending the falling of trees on his estate, one accidentally fell upon him, and crushed him to death. He was a distinguished officer in the navy, in which he was several times wounded, and has left a widow in Scotland.

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21 June, 1833
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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