|Birth Day||October 13, 1867|
|Age||152 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 26, 1905 (age 37)|
He spent his youth studying in London and worked for the mayor of Adelaide before beginning his writing career.
He wrote a number of collections of popular ghost stories, which were included in his collections Uncle Joe's Legacy and Other Stories.
Both his father and his grandfather were involved in local Australian politics.
Novelist Rudyard Kipling was a personal friend and mentor of his.