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Albert Heinrich Pries (1861–1944)

Following a fairly long illness the death took place at the Busselton Hospital on June 27, of Mr. Albert Heinrich Pries, at the age of 83 years.

Deceased was the third son of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Pries, of Busselton, and was born at "Prospect Villa."' Albert Street, Busselton, which continued to be his home up to the time of his admission to hospital. In his younger days he engaged in farming, but a number of years prior to his death he retired. He continued, however, to enjoy the outdoor life and was often seen taking long walks around the town, and did not look his age. He leaves a sister. Mrs. A. M. R. Bunbury, to mourn her loss.

The funeral took place on Thursday afternoon, June 29, a service being held at St. Mary's Church of England at 4 o'clock, and the remains were laid to rest in the Busselton cemetery, in the presence of a representative gathering of local citizens. The Rev. R. E. Davies conducted the service in the church and read the last rites at the graveside, and the pall-bearers were Messrs. W. H. Willmott, M.L.A., J. A. Hobson (Mayor of Busselton), P. L. Reynolds (Chairman Sussex Road Board). F. J. Shaw, S. G. Beach, and F. B. Vines, whilst the carriers were Messrs. G. J. Wilkinson, J. Bucklaud. R. Pickersgilil and G. Chinnery.

Floral tributes were laid upon the grave from the following:—Loving Sister. A. M. R. Bunbury; Mrs. P. J. Lynch: Blanche and Henry; Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Arthur; all at "Cattle Chosen": Percy and Hilda Reynolds: Mrs. Wright and Julie; Mr. and Mrs. Weston and Mrs. Reading; Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Shaw and family: Dr. and Mrs. Myles and family: Children of Dr. and Mrs. Myles: Mr. and Mrs. H. Morris: George Chinnery; Mrs Wilson. Sen., and Daughters; Hotel Imperial, Perth: Maggie, Edie, Isobel and Madge: Carlotta Brockman: Cal, Frank, Harry, Emily and Mort; E. Wilson: all at "Westlawn"; Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Clinton; Mr. and Mrs. Symington.

W. Barrett & Sons had charge of the funeral arrangements.

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Busselton, Western Australia, Australia


27 June, 1944 (aged ~ 83)
Busselton, Western Australia, Australia

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