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Richard Webber Burstal (1857–1932)

Mr Richard Webber Burstal died suddenly on Saturday at his residence, Hopetoun-avenue, Vaucluse. He was born in England 75 years ago, being the eldest son of the late Captain R. Burstal, R. N. Arriving in Sydney at an early age, he joined the staff of the Bank of New South Wales. He was promoted in 1920 to the position of chief Inspector for the whole of Queensland. He came to Sydney and resided at Vaucluse until his death. He is survived by his widow, one son (Mr. A. C. Burstall) and one daughter. His eldest son (Lieutenant R. Burstall) was killed at Pozieres in 1916.

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'Burstal, Richard Webber (1857–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 May 2024.

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