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Robert Menzies (1831–1879)

Mr Robert Menzies, late of the firm of Pawsey, Menzies, and Co, iron merchants, died on Saturday evenning from acute inflammation of the lungs, after a week s illness. His funeral took place this afternoon, and was attended by the most influential residents in the city and town.

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'Menzies, Robert (1831–1879)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/menzies-robert-16807/text28701, accessed 31 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

23 May, 1831
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Death

25 January, 1879 (aged 47)
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

pneumonia

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