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Ball, George Washington (1881–1934)

Mr. George Washington Ball, eldest son of Mr. Richard Thomas Ball, M.L.A., died last evening, after a short illness, aged 53 years. Mr Ball was employed in the electrical branch of the Railway Department, and was district inspector of railway and tramway electrical substations. He is survived by Mrs Ball, a son, and two daughters. He was the second son of Mr. Robert Ball to have died within the past eight months. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 10.15 o'clock, from the residence at Haberfield, to the Rookwood Cemetery.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 19 October 1933, p 16

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'Ball, George Washington (1881–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/ball-george-washington-1610/text1702, accessed 17 January 2021.

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