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Ethel Elizabeth Polin (1880–1932)

The death of Miss Ethel Elizabeth Polin occurred on Wednesday, the 17th ult, at St. Vincent's Private' Hospital. A Requiem Mass was celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church, Darlinghurst, for the repose of her soul by Right Rev. Dr. Hayden, P.P., which was attended by relatives and friends, after which the funeral left for the Rookwood Cemetery, where the Right Rev. Dr. Hayden, as sisted by Rev. Father Delaney and one of the missionaries, officiated.

Miss Polin was the second eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Polin, for many years residents of Coonamble and later of Ashfield. Two sisters — Mrs. W. A. Bell and Miss Eileen Polin — survive her, also four brothers— Arthur B., P. E., H. D., and V. S. Polin.

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'Polin, Ethel Elizabeth (1880–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/polin-ethel-elizabeth-23624/text32602, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1880
Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia

Death

17 August, 1932 (aged ~ 52)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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