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 History of the Bean Family Page 18.

[ Children of John and Martha Bean contd ]



Lucy Mabeline Butler, of Hobart, Tasmania. Their eldest child Mabeline Jessie was born 24 May 1878 and died in infancy. Their eldest son Charles Edwin Woodrow was born 18 Nov 1879 in Australia, was educated in England, called to the Bar, became Judge's Associate in Sydney: joined the staff of the Sydney ...
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History of the Bean Family Page 18.
[ Children of John and Martha Bean contd ]

Lucy Mabeline Butler, of Hobart, Tasmania. Their eldest child Mabeline Jessie was born 24 May 1878 and died in infancy. Their eldest son Charles Edwin Woodrow was born 18 Nov 1879 in Australia, was educated in England, called to the Bar, became Judge's Associate in Sydney: joined the staff of the "Sydney Morning Herald"; became special correspondent on H.M.S. "Powerful" during her voyage to meet the American Fleet in Auckland in 1908 and was afterwards sent to England as English Correspondent for his paper. Brought out "With the Flagship to the South": "On the Wool Track": "The Dreadnought of the Darling", and "Flagships Three" (in 1913). Was elected official war correspondent to the Australian Army on the outbreak of the Great War in 1914 - and went with the First Forces to Egypt and then through the whole Gallipoli campaign; was wounded in the leg there: and afterwards proceeded, after the Evacuation of the Peninsula, to France, with the Anzac Forces (1915).

Their 2nd son John Willoughby Butler, born 1 Jan 1881 in Australia, was educated at Selwyn College Cambridge took M.D. of London, and returned to practice in Sydney. On the outbreak of the Great war in 1914, he joined the Australian Army Medical Corps, and with his brother went to Egypt and Gallipoli, was twice wounded.


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