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Henry Charles Cleeland (1877–1953)

This entry is from Obituaries Australia

The death occurred at the Hospital this morning of Mr Henry Charles Cleeland, of 700 Argent Street.

Mr. Cleeland was well known in civic and industrial circles.

He served for 17 years as an alderman and was Mayor for two and a half years.

He was a member of the Building Trades Union and delegate to the Trades Hall Trust and the Barrier District Assembly of the A.L.P. He was also a member of the Loyal United Brothers M.U.I.O.O.P. Lodge.

Mr. Cleeland was a veteran of the Boer War and World War I. and was a member of the Returned Soldiers' League.

Born at Melbourne, he came to Broken Hill as a young man and worked at the British Mine. After 18 years he transferred to the North Mine, and later worked for Haunstrups Ltd. He retired two and a half years ago.

He leaves a widow and one daughter (Mrs. J. R. Hill).

Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul will be celebrated on Monday morning at 7 o'clock at the Church of Sts. Peter and Paul. Murton Street, North Broken Hill. The funeral will leave the church at ll a.m. for the Catholic Cemetery.

Baker & Woodman have charge of the arrangements.

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'Cleeland, Henry Charles (1877–1953)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 13 June 2024.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

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  • Cleland, Henry Charles

26 November, 1877
Epping, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


17 October, 1953 (aged 75)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (gallbladder)

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