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Crannaford, Albert Caswell (1881–1949)

This entry is from Obituaries Australia

The funeral of Mr. Albert Caswell Crannaford, of 82 Nicholls Street, Railway Town, who died in the Hospital last night, left his residence for the Methodist Cemetery at 2.30 p.m. today. Mr. Crannaford was previously an employee of the City Council and an active member of the Municipal Employees' Union. He was a member of U.A.O.D. Railway Town Lodge, and superintendent of the Barry Juvenile Druids. He was also a member of the Rechabite Lodge.

He leaves a widow and two sons (Messrs. Bert and Bob) and one daughter—Mrs. I. G. Turner. Envoy J. Crocker conducted the service, and Norman Woodman had charge of the funeral.

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'Crannaford, Albert Caswell (1881–1949)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 2 June 2023.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

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17 April, 1881
Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


28 January, 1949 (aged 67)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

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