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William Graham (1874–1944)

Mr William Graham died suddenly at his home, St Marys, yesterday. Born at Stonehouse, Scotland, he came to Tasmania more than 30 years ago, and lived at St. Marys.

He was employed as check weighman at the Cornwall colliery until his retirement through ill-health 10 years ago. Mr Graham was secretary of the Abraham Ford Druids' Lodge for 25 years, and was a Government nominee on the St Marys District Hospital Bd. of Management for 10 years. He was secretary of the Tasmanian District Miners' Federation for 25 years, and a committee member of the St Marys Farmers' Association.

His wife died four months ago. He is survived by two sons, William and Walter, both AIF returned, three daughters, Jean (Mrs G. Foster, Brisbane), Linnet (Mrs J. Turner, St. Marys), and Nancy. The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon.

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30 September, 1874
Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland


13 August, 1944 (aged 69)
St Marys, Tasmania, Australia

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