Attention Internet Explorer User

Your web browser has been identified as Internet Explorer .

In the coming months this site is going to be updated to improve security, accessibility and mobile experience. Older versions of Internet Explorer do not provide the functionality required for these changes and as such your browser will no longer be supported as of September 2020. If you require continued access to this site then you will need to install a different browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.

Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Clark, William Robert (1876–1937)

The death occurred on Tuesday of Mr. William Robert Clark, a well-known resident of the irrigation area, at the age of 61. He is survived by his wife and seven children, all of whom live in Leeton. The sons are Messrs Dave, Neil, William, Duncan and Ronald, and the daughters are Misses Phyliss and Kathleen. The late Mr. Clark had been residing in the Murrami district for the past twelve years where he was engaged in farming pursuits, and before coming to the irrigation area he was engaged in farming pursuits in the Narandera district. He was a native of Yarrawonga, Victoria.

The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon, burial taking place in the Presbyterian portion of the Leeton cemetery. The service at the graveside was performed by Rev. A. I. McNaughton, assisted by Rev. G. S. Cox. There was a large attendance and the pall bearers were the sons Dave, Neil, William and Duncan, also Mr. James Thom, a cousin from Burramine, Victoria, and Mr. Jack Sharp, a nephew, also from Burramine.

Original publication

Citation details

'Clark, William Robert (1876–1937)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 30 September 2020.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2020