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Obituaries: English Family of Raywood, Victoria, AU
 
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From the Bendigo Advertiser Thursday 20 September 1913

OBITUARY
The body of the unfortunate young man James English, who met with a tragic death on the railway near Kaneira,
as reported in yesterday's "Advertiser" were brought back to Raywood by the 10 o'clock train on Thursday night. A number of deceased's schoolmates and comrades assembled at the station, and after the coffin had been placed in a vehicle, they followed it to the residence of the deceased's parents. The funeral took place yesterday, being attended by a very large number of friends, including sympathisers from Melbourne, Mitiamo and Dingee. Members of St. ----- branch of the H.A.C.B.S were present, also representatives of the Raywood and Sebastian Football Club, the members of which placed handsome domed ---- on the coffin. The coffin -bearers were Messrs. D. Gunn, Michael Ryan, Wm. Reilly and Wm. Mylon, old club mates. The pall - bearers were Messrs. Gunn (Mayor), Gavwood, Waugh, Reilly, Reid, McKellar, Pascoe and McKAy (town clerk). The burial service was read by the Rev. Father Heffernan. The Rev, Father O'Carroll, parish priest, was present, as a very old friend of the deceased and his family. Messrs Fizelle and Mulqueen carried out the funeral arrangements.
 
(source: Family Research & Records of Bruce English.)
 
From the Bendigo Advertiser Thursday 29 October 1931

Obituary
ENGLISH- Widespread regret will be felt at the death of Mr. William George English, of Raywood, on Monday, after a lengthy illness. Deceased was widely known and esteemed throughout the Raywood district. He had reached the great age of 93 years, and came to Australia from Ireland. He had resided in Raywood for 65 years, and followed farming pursuits. He left a widow and two sons, Thomas and Robert. The large cortege that followed his remains to the Raywood Cemetery yesterday afternoon bore testimony to the esteem in which he was held. The coffin covered with many choice floral tokens of sympathy, was carried to the grave by Messrs. E.J. Bourke, D. Clohesy, W. Govett, and T.R. Phelan. The Rev.Father Keane (Marong) read the service at the grave, and the funeral arrangements were in the hands of Messrs. Fizelle and Mulqueen.
 
(source: Family Research & Records of Bruce English.)
 

     
     
     
 
 
 
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