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Arthur Frank Sonneman (1885–1950)

Mr. O. A. Sonneman. Trades Hall Trust secretary, received word yesterday morning of the death of his brother, Arthur Frank, in Adelaide on Tuesday night. His address was 22 Delhi Street, Adelaide, and he leaves a widow. Deceased was aged 65 years.

The late Mr. Sonneman had been suffering from a heart complaint for some time and it is also understood that his death was preceded by a fall from a ladder. However, not many details were available.

While in Broken Hill deceased took a prominent part in union and lodge affairs, he being at one time secretary of the Blacksmiths and vice chairman of the W.I.U. of A. He was a Past Grand of the M.U.I.O.O.F. and chairman of the Friendly Societies Council.

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'Sonneman, Arthur Frank (1885–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 July 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Sonnemann, Arthur Frank

5 June, 1885
Kapunda, South Australia, Australia


14 May, 1950 (aged 64)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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