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Henry Michael (Harry) Moloney (1890–1934)

from Argus

The death occurred on Sunday of Mr. Henry M. Moloney, secretary of the Federated Ship Painters and Dockers' Union, aged 44 years. For 20 years he was secretary of the union, and for five years before he was also an official of the organisation. He was a delegate to the Trades Hall Council for 23 years, and was associated with the first shipbuilding work in Australia. Mr. Moloney had filled the positions of president and secretary of the Hawthorn branch of the Labour party, had been president of the Eight Hours Day committee, and had been a delegate to Labour conferences for many years. He leaves a widow and five children. The funeral will leave his home in Bell street, Pascoevale, for the Coburg Cemetery at 11 a.m. to-day.

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'Moloney, Henry Michael (Harry) (1890–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 July 2024.

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South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


26 August, 1934 (aged ~ 44)
Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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