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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Daly, Dominick Daniel

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Daly, Dominick Daniel, nephew of Sir Dominic Daly (q.v.), went to South Australia in 1865 as aide-de-camp to his uncle, who was then Governor of the colony. He was appointed Surveyor under the South Australian Government in 1866, and took part in the Northern Territory Expedition from 1868 to 1870. From Feb. 1874 to March 1875 he was employed in the Engineer-in-Chief's Department, and was then appointed Surveyor for the Native States in the Malayan Peninsula. He died on July 15th, 1889, in Borneo. Mr. Daly married Harriett, daughter of Benjamin Douglas, formerly Collector of Customs in South Australia, and afterwards Government Resident of the Northern Territory. She has written several works.