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Becher, Cecil Robert (1874–1925)

Mr. Cecil Robert Becher, of Wellington Street, Perth, agent for the Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Ltd., was taken seriously ill at Mr. C. Wittenoom's station on Sunday last. Mr H. T. Jones, Chief Inspector in Western Australia for the Society, who was accompanying Mr. Becher on a business trip around the stations motored the patient to Yalgoo. Dr. McRae was communicated with and left Mt. Magnet for Yalgoo on Sunday night, and Mr. Becher was brought to the local hospital on Monday morning. His condition was critical and the doctor had no hope of his recovery. Mrs Becher was sent for and reached here on Wednesday. Mr. Becher passed away on Thursday about midday; he was 51 years of age and leaves a widow and five children. Deceased was at one time manager of Murgoo station. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon.

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'Becher, Cecil Robert (1874–1925)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/becher-cecil-robert-32192/text39802, accessed 21 May 2022.

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