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William Henry Andrews (1858–1937)

Mr. William Henry Andrews, who has died in Melbourne, was a member of the South Australian branch of the Printing Industry Employees' Union for more than 24 years. He entered the trade in Belfast, Ireland, in 1871, and came to Australia several years later. He worked in Western Australia, and was employed by the Register, Adelaide, from 1889 to 1899. After working for other firms in South Australia, he was associated with the Yorketown Pioneer from 1917 until his retirement in 1929.

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26 April, 1858
Belfast, Antrim, Ireland


19 March, 1937 (aged 78)
Thornbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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