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Marion Constance Powell (1852–1896)

There are many old Bathurstians who will remember the late Mrs. Henry Watson Powell [Marion Constance Powell], daughter of the late Dr. Machattie, and sister of our well known medico and of Mrs Jago Smith and Mrs. Koebeck. Mrs. Watson Powell, who had resided in England, left four sons, all of whom are serving under the colors. Randolph is a captain in the 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, and is at the front. Patrick is a Second Lieutenant of a Staffordshire Regiment now guarding the coast at Plymouth. The other two are going to the front.

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  • Machattie, Marion Constance
  • McHattie, Marion Constance

8 March, 1852
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia


6 October, 1896 (aged 44)
Sussex, England

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