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William Robert Clark (1876–1937)

The death occurred on Tuesday of Mr. William Robert Clark, a well-known resident of the irrigation area, at the age of 61. He is survived by his wife and seven children, all of whom live in Leeton. The sons are Messrs Dave, Neil, William, Duncan and Ronald, and the daughters are Misses Phyliss and Kathleen. The late Mr. Clark had been residing in the Murrami district for the past twelve years where he was engaged in farming pursuits, and before coming to the irrigation area he was engaged in farming pursuits in the Narandera district. He was a native of Yarrawonga, Victoria.

The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon, burial taking place in the Presbyterian portion of the Leeton cemetery. The service at the graveside was performed by Rev. A. I. McNaughton, assisted by Rev. G. S. Cox. There was a large attendance and the pall bearers were the sons Dave, Neil, William and Duncan, also Mr. James Thom, a cousin from Burramine, Victoria, and Mr. Jack Sharp, a nephew, also from Burramine.

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia


1937 (aged ~ 61)
Leeton, New South Wales, Australia

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