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Sydney Charles (Sid) Robinson (1874–1924)

Mr. Sydney Charles Robinson, who some years ago played a prominent part in union affairs, particularly in regard to the old Amalgamated Miners' Association, died this morning. Mr. Robinson has been a resident of Broken Hill for many years, and in 1908 was president of the A.M.A. During his term of office he was very active in arbitration court proceedings. In 1911 Mr. Robinson spent six months in the Kalyra Home at Belair, South Australia, in an effort to rid himself of the disease which had seized him, but he was unsuccessful. He returned to Broken Hill, and has been on compensation since the inception of the scheme. Mr. Robinson's funeral will leave his late residence at 197 Cobalt-street at 4 p.m. to-morrow. The interment will be made in the General Cemetery.

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'Robinson, Sydney Charles (Sid) (1874–1924)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/robinson-sydney-charles-sid-32439/text40233, accessed 14 April 2024.

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Birth

12 February, 1874
London, Middlesex, England

Death

5 February, 1924 (aged 49)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

tuberculosis

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