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Thomas Eyre POWELL


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Just found out that Thomas Eyre POWELL was an army officer:

Name: William Henry POWELL
Date of Death: 15/7/1908
Place: District Hospital, Parramatta Municipality NSW
Occupation: Dealer, Invalidity Pensioner
***: Male
Age: 71
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Ireland, Locality Unknown
Time in Aust Colonies: 70 years in NSW

Father: Thomas Eyre POWELL
Occupation: Officer in Army

Mother: Elizabeth WARREN
Place of Marriage: Sydney NSW
Age at Marriage: 22
Name of Spouse: Elizabeth Kelter SANDS
Children of Marriage: William G H 48, Catherine 46, George H 44, Jane S 39, Clara K 37, Elizabeth 35 Living, 1 Male deceased

Informant: Mildred HARRINGTON, Staff Nurse, District Hospital Paramatta
Cause of Death: Bronchitis following Strangulated Hernia
Length of Illness: 12 Days
Medical Attendant: Reginald BOWMAN
Date Last Seen: 14/7/1908

Date of Burial: 18/7/1908
Place of Burial: Independent Cemetery Rookwood
Minister & Religion: Jas WORBOYS, Baptist
Undertaker: Ralph METCALFE
Witnesses: Alfred FATHERS, Charles GITTOES

Cremation Date:
Cremation Place:
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Registered: 17/7/1908 Parramatta

Ref No.: 1908/10852

Thomas was born abt 1807 Co Limerick - married 28 Oct 1828 Castleconnell ?? to Elizabeth Mitchell WARREN ??

Arrived in Australia per 'Susan' in March 1839.

His father was also in the army as per this death notice:

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 24 November 1873 p.1
On the 15th instant, at his residence, Pitt-street, Redfern, Mr. THOMAS EYRE POWELL, aged 66 years, leaving ten children and an affectionate wife to lament their loss, second son of the former Captain Eyre Powell, Eyre Mount, Castle Connell, Ireland, and only brother of Eyre Powell, Esq., Prospect, county Limerick, Ireland.

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