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Edward Cahill (1857–1921)

Mr. Edward Cahill, aged 65 years, one of the best known identities of Beenleigh, died on the 21st instant. Deceased sustained a nervous breakdown two years ago, from which he never fully recovered. For many years in his younger days he was one of the leading local cricketers, and was held in high esteem. His remains were interred in the local cemetery, Father Goggin officiating at the graveside, assisted by Father Burton. The eldest surviving son is Mr. Edward Cahill, the well-known pianist.

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Lisdowney, Roscrea, Queens, Ireland


21 May, 1921 (aged ~ 64)
Goodna, Queensland, Australia

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