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Thomas Chambers Hornibrook (1871–1931)

The remains of Mr. Thomas Chambers Hornibrook, aged 60 years, who died at his residence, Calatrim, King's-road, Vaucluse, on Tuesday, were cremated yesterday.

Mr. Hornibrook was a native of Bandon, Ireland. He served with the New South Wales Government Railways for over 30 years, and was an officer of the technical branch. He leaves a widow, a son (Thomas Edward), and three daughters, Misses Florence Hornibrook (Education Department of New South Wales), Dorothy Hornibrook, and Mrs. K. Collas (Sydney).

The chief mourners were:—Messrs. Thomas Edward Hornibrook (son), Arthur Collas (son-in-law), Captain George Whitton and Donald Munro (brothers-in-law).

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'Hornibrook, Thomas Chambers (1871–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 April 2024.

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Bandon, Cork, Ireland


22 September, 1931 (aged ~ 60)
Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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