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William Rich (c. 1835–1927)

William Rich, a Crimean veteran, who fought on H.M.S. Highflyer in that campaign, was buried in the Waverley Cemetery this afternoon, in the presence of representatives of the Naval Comrades' Association and the United Imperial Naval and Army Veterans' Association of N.S.W.

The late Mr. Rich was 95 years of age. He lived with his daughter at Willoughby.

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c. 1835
Devon, England


25 April, 1927 (aged ~ 92)
Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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