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Alfred Sandercock (1856–1919)

Mr Alfred Sandercock, bead teacher of Northfield Public School, whose death is announced, was highly respected in Northfield and the surrounding districts. He gained the affection of the children, for whose wetfare he labored incessantly. He was indefatigable in every patriotic movement. One of his sons, Private Milton Sandercock, is on active set vice. Mr Sandercock was secretary to the Northfield Welcome Home Commiittee and Agricultural Bureau. He had not been robust for some months, but the end came suddenly. He left a widow and family. Mr Sandercock will be well remembered in Port Augusta, as he was for some time teacher in the Port Augusta West Public School. He was also teacher at Hawker.

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'Sandercock, Alfred (1856–1919)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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1 May, 1856
Cornwall, England


7 January, 1919 (aged 62)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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