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Charles Joseph White (?–1928)

By the death of Mr. Charles Joseph White, of Mintaro-avenue, South Strathfield, which occurred at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital on Saturday, from injuries received in a fall about a fortnight previously, the Sydney scientific societies have lost an old friend, Mr.White was chief of the microscopic department of Messrs. E. Esdaile and Sons, of Hunter-street, and in that capacity was known to scientific and professional men all over the State. He was also interested in astronomy and kindred subjects, and had the reputation of being a keen observer of celestial phenomena. Mr. White, who was an Englishman by birth, and spent his early years at Uppingham, is survived by Mrs. White, two sons, and one daughter. Another son, Ophir, was killed at Lone Pine, Gallipoli.

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'White, Charles Joseph (?–1928)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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6 October, 1928
North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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