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William Townsend Onus (1868–1937)

Mr. William Onus (70), of Shepperton (Victoria), died at the residence of his son, William Onus, at Beecroft, on Tuesday of last week. He was on a visit at the time. The interment took place in the General Cemetery, Sackville (Hawkesbury) on Friday, the arrangements being in the hands of Charles Innes and Son, Parramatta.

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  • Hibbs, William Townsend

27 August, 1868
Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia


12 October, 1937 (aged 69)
Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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