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Husband: William Henry Smith
Born: 28 Sep 1900 at: Adelong, New South Wales Married: 25 Apr 1925 at: St Paul's Church, Adelong, N.S.W. Died: 25 Oct 1984 at: Tumut Nursing Home, Tumut, N.S.W. Father:William Henry Smith Mother:Sarah Alice Matthews Other Spouses:
Wife: Thelma Phyllis Smith
Born: 19 Jul 1905 at: Maranui Melrose, Wellington, New Zealand Died: 29 Aug 1988 at: Adelong, New South Wales Father:James Alexander Smith Mother:Sarah Alice Phillips Other Spouses:
CHILDREN
Name: James William Smith Born: at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: Lorna (Harvey) Tinnock
Name: Doreen Margaret Smith Born: at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: Noel Geoffrey Brown
Name: Valerie Thelma Smith Born: at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: Kevin James Brown George Wood-Bradley
Name: Kathleen Meryl Smith Born: at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: Barry John Whiting Keith Everest
Name: Cecil Ross Smith Born: at: Married: at: Died: at: Spouses: Mary Anne Phillips

William Henry Smith

Thelma Phyllis Smith

Obituary of William Henry Smith
 
A life long resident of Adelong, William Henry Smith, passed away in 
the Tumut Nursing Home on 25 October, 1984. He was 84 years of age and
is survived by his wife Thelma, to whom he was married for almost 60 
years. They had a family of five children, fourteen grandchildren and 
13 great grandchildren. 
 
In his youth he worked with his father cutting wood for the gold mining
dredges and, when the mines closed, he worked on farming properties in
the district. For a period in the 1930's he worked on road construction
before joining the Ellerslie Station workforce, where he remained until
the property was subdivided for soldier settlement. 
 
Too young for the First World War, and too old for the Second, he 
served in the local C.M.F. and was renowned for his accuracy with a 
rifle. As a young man he was a keen tennis player and foot runner, but
his great interest was in horses, and he rode successfully in the 
jumping events of the local shows, and also in the buckjumping events 
around the district. 
 
In later years his main interests centred around his home and family, 
and he enjoyed eight years of retirement before declining health caused
him to enter the Nursing Home ten months before his demise.

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