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Andrew Patrick O'Neill (1874–1942)

One of the early identities of Guildford, Mr. Andrew O'Neill, died at Lewisham Hospital on Saturday night last. He had resided for several years at Albion Avenue, Merrylands, and was 68 years of age.

Mr. O'Neill was a son of the late Mr. Michael O'Neill, an early property owner in Guildford. He was a brother of Mr. W. E., and the late M. J. O'Neill, and of Mrs. Barrett, of Guildford.

Left to mourn the loss of a kind and considerate husband and father are Mrs. O’Neill and six daughters — Mrs. Francis (Lightning Ridge), Mrs. Wall (Narrabri), Mrs. Miller (Granville), Mrs. Williams (Merrylands), Misses Kath, and Verna (Merrylands). 

The late Mr. Andrew O'Neill was a retired railway employee, having served 43 years in the service. He resided at Guildford until about twelve years ago. Of charitable disposition; he was popular with all classes.

The funeral look place on Monday afternoon, for the Catholic cemetery, Rookwood.

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'O'Neill, Andrew Patrick (1874–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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6 June, 1942 (aged ~ 68)
Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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