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Richard Henry Hooper
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Start Date:
30 Sep 1885
End Date:
20 Sep 1973
Richard Henry Hooper was a settler on King Island, developing the property 'Preston' at Naracoopa, from about 1910. He took an active part in King Island affairs and wrote the book 'The King Island Story'. 

Hooper also served in World War 1 as a member of Dunsterforce, a 1917 Allied military operation in Iran that aimed to prevent the invasion of India by Germano-Turkish forces. Dunsterforce was under the command of General Lionel Charles Dunsterville.
Information Sources:
The Argus 7 Oct, 1885 p.1