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Henry Richard Cohen (1853–1923)

A sad and unexpected death took place at Stroud Road on the 14th instant in the person of Mr. Henry Cohen at the age of 42 years. The deceased had been in indifferent health for some time, but only took to his bed barely a fortnight before his demise. Deceased passed peacefully away after a good deal of suffering. Although not taking an active part, the deceased interested himself in the various sports clubs and assisted same by becoming a member of each, and tending a hand at all times in the formation of the grounds. An aged mother and brothers and sisters survive to mourn their loss. The remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the Stroud cemetery on the 16th instant, the Rev. Canon Knox officiating at the burial service.

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'Cohen, Henry Richard (1853–1923)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


24 April, 1853
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


14 June, 1923 (aged 70)
Stroud, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (bowel)

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