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Prior, Claude Esdaile (1898–1954)

Claude Esdaile Prior, 1945 photographed by E. McQuillan

Claude Esdaile Prior, 1945 photographed by E. McQuillan

oai:awm.gov.au:121226, Australian War Memorial

Brigadier C. E. Prior died suddenly at his home in Bower Street, Manly, yesterday morning. Brigadier Prior, who had lived in Manly for 33 years, was appointed general secretary of the Manly Chamber of Commerce last July. He served with the A.I.F. in both World Wars, and in 1949 was appointed senior Australian Military Observer with the United Nations Commission for Indonesia. Brigadier Prior is survived by Mrs. Prior, and a married daughter. A military funeral will leave for Northern Suburbs Cemetery after a service at St Matthew's Church of England, The Corso, Manly, at 10 a.m. to-day.

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'Prior, Claude Esdaile (1898–1954)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/prior-claude-esdaile-24347/text33088, accessed 5 August 2021.

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