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Harry S. Gullett Harry S. Gullett i(A14125 works by) (a.k.a. 'omer Gullett; Henry Somer Gullett)
Born: Established: 26 Mar 1878 Toolamba, Murchison - Tatura area, Shepparton area, Goulburn - Campaspe area, Northern Victoria, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 13 Aug 1940 Canberra region (NSW), Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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'Gullett was born at Toolamba in northern Victoria and grew up on his parent's farm, contributing articles the Geelong Advertiser from an early age. He became a staff journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald in 1900, before travelling to London as a freelance journalist in 1908. In 1912 he married the daughter of colonial writer Barbara Baynton, and they had two children. He became a war correspondent in 1915, travelling to France, Egypt and Palestine. He was a director of the Australian Immigration Bureau and returned briefly to journalism before joining Federal politics as a Nationalist in 1925. He co-edited Australia in Palestine (1919) with Charles Barrett, and wrote volume VII of The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 (1923) as well as two short stories. He died in an aeroplane crash near Canberra.' (Source: http://www.apfa.esrc.unimelb.edu.au/biogs/E000151b.htm )

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Notes

  • See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for Sir Henry Somer Gullett (1878-1940).
  • Not to be confused with the journalist and New South Wales M.L.C. Henry Gullett (1837-1914), who worked at the Argus, the Sydney Daily Telegraph, the Sydney Morning Herald, etc., and who was also an active member of the Sydney Shakespeare Society.

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