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John Warren White (1828–1918)

Mr. John Warren White, sen., a grand old citizen of Brisbane, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. K. Hutchinson, Vulture-street, South Brisbane, last night, at the age of 91 years. The late Mr. John Warren White was born in Caherblonnich (County Clare, Ireland), and was a citizen of Queensland for over 60 years. For over 35 years he had been a resident of Brisbane, and was both widely known and widely respected. He leaves a widow, three daughters, and three sons, The daughters are Mrs. Hutchinson, Mrs. R. B. Echlin, and Miss White, and the sons are Mr. J. Warren White, Colonel D. P. White, and Major General C. B. White, C.B., D.S O., C.M.G. The two latter are at the Front, and his only three grandsons are also at the Front.

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5 January, 1828
Dublin, Ireland


9 January, 1918 (aged 90)
South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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