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Frederick Lindsay Thompson (1872–1924)


Mr. Frederick Lindsay Thompson, of the Registrar-General's office, died at his home. Russell-avenue, Lindfield, at an early hour yesterday morning, at the age of 52 years. He had suffered from a long illness.

Mr. Thompson, who was a brother of Alderman E. Lindsay Thompson, and a son of the late Mr. Lindsay Thompson, formerly Fishery Expert In the New South Wales Public Service, had taken a keen and active interest in the welfare and progress of the district in which he lived, and was an enthusiastic war worker.

He has left a widow (formerly Lilian Turner, the authoress, and sister of Ethel Turner, now Mrs. Curlewis), and two sons-Mr. D. Lindsay Thompson and Mr. Eric Lindsay Thompson.

The funeral will leave Mr. Thompson's late residence at 2.30 o'clock this afternoon for Waverley.

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'Thompson, Frederick Lindsay (1872–1924)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 April 2024.

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New South Wales, Australia


29 January, 1924 (aged ~ 52)
Lindfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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