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Fowler, Richard Archie (1840–1911)

Mr. Richard Archie Fowler, the eldest son of Mr. John Fowler, senr., of Preston, an old and very well-known colonist, passed away on Thursday morning last at Glen Iris, at the age of 69 years, after an illness extending over about six months. The deceased, who leaves a wife and family consisting of one son and four daughters, had been farming in this district all his life. For some time he was at the Ferguson. The funeral took place at the Church of England cemetery, Bunbury, on Thursday afternoon, the last rites being performed by the Rev. Arthur Hay. The pall bearers were Messrs. F. Roberts. H. Earl (Glen Iris), T. and J. Hurst (Collie). The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. J. and H. Gribbs. A long procession of vehicles carrying relatives and friends followed the remains to their last resting place.

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'Fowler, Richard Archie (1840–1911)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/fowler-richard-archie-17336/text29089, accessed 19 November 2019.

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Birth

1840
Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia

Death

12 January 1911
Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia

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