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Joseph Benedict (Ben) Chifley (1885-1951), prime minister and locomotive engine driver, was born on 22 September 1885 at Bathurst, New South Wales, eldest of three sons of Patrick Chifley (1862-1921),...

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by Chifley, J. B. (Joseph Benedict), 1885-1951
Melbourne : Authorised by P.J. Kennelly, on behalf of the Federal Executive, Australian Labor Party, [1951]
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