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Rich, William (c. 1835–1927)

Mr. William Rich, a Crimean veteran, died at the residence of his daughter, Miss Avice Rich, of 30 Eaton-street, Willoughby, on Monday. Mr. Rich was in his 95th year. He is survived by his wife, one son, and six daughters.

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'Rich, William (c. 1835–1927)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/rich-william-30066/text37306, accessed 30 June 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

c. 1835
Devon, England

Death

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

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