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Albert Edward Phillips (1879–1929)

Mr. Albert Edward Phillips, managing director of M. Moss and Co., Ltd., merchants, and honorary secretary of the Sydney Industrial Blind Institution, died last night, aged 50 years.

Mr. Phillips was a popular figure in sporting circles, being a member of the Australian Jockey Club, the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, the Prince Alfred Yacht Club, the Royal Automobile Club of Australia, and the Rose Bay Bowling Club. Until recently he was a member of the Concord Golf Club.

A native of Sydney, Mr. Phillips was the son of the late Mr. Louis Phillips. He was educated at the Sydney Grammar School. He had occupied the position of honorary secretary of the Sydney Industrial Blind Institution for the past 14 years. He is survived by Mrs. Phillips. His brothers are Messrs. L. N. Phillips, A. H. Phillips, and Orwell Phillips.

The funeral will leave his late residence, Caine, St. Mark's-road, Darling Point, at 2.15 o'clock this afternoon, for the Jewish section of the Rookwood Cemetery.

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  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 September 1929, p 15

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15 September, 1929 (aged ~ 50)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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