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Edward Hartnett (Ned) Murphy (1858–1926)

Yet another old Kimberley and Queensland identity in E. H. [Edward Hartnett] Murphy (Ned) passed away in the Government Hospital on the 22nd instant. Deceased was 78 years of age and has been ailing for some time past. He was recently brought to Derby from Fitzroy Crossing by Mr A. B. Scott. The funeral took place in the Church of England portion of the Derby Cemetery on Thursday afternoon. Dr. W. T. Hodge officiated at the grave side.

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'Murphy, Edward Hartnett (Ned) (1858–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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12 December, 1858
Ardgroom, Cork, Ireland


22 April, 1926 (aged 67)
Derby, Western Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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