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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Loftus, Augustus Pelham Brooke

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Loftus, Augustus Pelham Brooke, son of Lord Augustus Loftus (q.v.) was born on July 6th, 1851. He was aide-de-camp to his father whilst Governor of New South Wales from 1879 to 1885, and in the following year was secretary to the Royal Commission of that colony for the Colonial and Indian Exhibition at South Kensington, acting as the chief administrative functionary of the New South Wales Court during the progress of the Exhibition. Mr. Loftus married in 1887 Ethel Adelaide, daughter of P. P. Labertouche, of Melbourne, for many years Secretary for Railways in Victoria.