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Edward Needham Waters (1873–1936)

Colonel Edward Needham Waters, principal of the firm of Edward Waters and Sons, patent attorneys, died at his home, Caerleon, St. Kilda road, Melbourne, yesterday. Colonel Waters was aged 63 years. He served for four years with the 4th Light Horse in the Great War, and was a keen sportsman. He was deputy master of the Findon Hunt Club, a member of the Victoria Racing Club, the Victoria Amateur Turf Club the Mooney Valley and the Williamstown racing clubs, and a member of the Royal Melbourne and the Victoria golf clubs. Before the war he played Interstate tennis for Victoria and he was a life member of the Lawn Tennis Association of Victoria. He was also a member of the Royal Agricultural Society. The firm of which he was the principal was founded by his father in 1857. Colonel Waters is survived by a son and a daughter, Mrs Arthur Laver. The funeral will leave his home for the Springvale Crematorium at 2:30p.m. on Tuesday. Arrangements are being made by A. A. Sleight Pty Ltd.

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