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Maria Helena Burstal (1863–1944)

Word has been received of the death in Sydney on Saturday last of Mrs [Maria Helena] Burstal, widow of the late Mr. R. W. Burstal, for some years manager in Townsville of the Bank of New South Wales. Mrs. Burstal is survived by her son, Dr. W. Burstal, of Killara, N.S.W., and Miss Nell Burstal. One son was killed in World War No. 1.

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  • Soares, Maria Helena

31 March, 1863
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia


17 June, 1944 (aged 81)
Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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