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Arthur Howard Packer (1850–1912)

Mr. Arthur Packer, who for many years was employed in the Customs Department at Hobart, died yesterday. Mr Packer was a brother of Mr. H. E. Packer, the Under-Secretary.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Mercury (Hobart), 23 August 1912, p 5

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'Packer, Arthur Howard (1850–1912)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Reading, Berkshire, England


20 August, 1912 (aged ~ 62)
Moonah, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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