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Ridley Walter Jenkins (1867–1887)

The Gundagai Times regrets to learn that Mr. Ridley Jenkins, youngest son of Mr. John Jenkins, of Nangus, who has been in a delicate state of health for some time, succumbed on Saturday morning, at the early age of 20. The deceased had made himself a universal favorite, and much sympathy has been expressed for his mourning relatives. There was a large concourse of people present at the funeral ceremonies which took place at Nangus on Monday, thus testifying their sympathy with the family and respect for the deceased.

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Life Summary [details]


28 January, 1867
Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia


30 July, 1887 (aged 20)
Nangus, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence

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