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Richard Henry Quick (1857–1935)

Mr. Richard Henry Quick, whose death took place at Fremantle on Thursday, was 78 years of age. He joined the Customs Department in August, 1894, at a time when the State Government had charge of the collection of Customs dues. On January 1, 1901, he transferred to the Federal service as accountant and paymaster, an office which was later altered to rank as accountant. He served until May 1922, when he reached the retiring age. He had lived for many years at 52 Harvest-road, North Fremantle. His widow, a son, Vivian and a daughter (Mrs. Guy, Sydney) survive him. The funeral took place at the Fremantle Cemetery today.

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St Ives, Cornwall, England


7 March, 1935 (aged ~ 78)
Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

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