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Amy Edith Beggs (?–1940)

Mrs. Amy Beggs, who died at her home, Buln Gherin, Beaufort, on Thursday, was a founder of the Country Women's Association of Victoria. From 1932 to 1935 she was State president, and was also first president of the Beaufort branch. She was an earnest worker for patriotic and philanthropic organisations.

Mrs. Beggs, whose husband died about a year ago, was a daughter of Colonel P. E. Ricardo, a former Victorian State commandant of Military Forces.

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  • funeral, Argus (Melbourne), 23 December 1940, p 2

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  • Ricardo, Amy Edith

19 December, 1940
Beaufort, Victoria, Australia

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