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Hughes, Oswald (1870–1903)

News is to hand from Thargomindah of the death from typhoid fever on Sunday, the 5th Inst., of Mr. Oswald Hughes, part owner and manager of Nooatunga Station, which he had been managing for the past seven years. Four weeks previous to hia death the deceased had been at Bulloo Downs mustering and taking delivery of cattle he had in conjunction with Mr. S. Kidman purchased, and it is thought he had contracted that disease there. The late Mr. Hughes was only 32 years of ago, and his sad and untimely death will be a great shook to his mothor and three brothers Messrs. H., A. H., and H. W. Hughes. The deceased was buried at Thargomindah on the 7th, the funeral service being read by Mr. T. Burston. A large number of residents assembled to pay the last tribute to one of thoemost respeotod residents of the district.

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'Hughes, Oswald (1870–1903)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/hughes-oswald-18727/text30327, accessed 18 November 2018.

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