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Biographical entry Aunger, Horace Hooper Murray (1878 - 1953)

28 April 1878
Narridy, South Australia, Australia
14 September 1953
Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia
Motoring engineer


Horace Hooper Murray Aunger was a competitive motorist and cyclist. He collaborated with Tom O'Grady to build the first petrol-powered motorcar in South Australia.

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  • Playford, John, 'Aunger, Horace Hooper Murray (1878-1953), Overlander and Motor Engineer', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 84-85. Also available at Details

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