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Williamstown Chronicle Saturday 30 September 1905, page 2
OBITUARY. Mr William Dick. Mr William Dick, who until recently filled the position of post and telegraph master at Williamstown, died on Monday morning last at his residence, the local post office. Deceased, who had attained the age of 58 years, had been on sick leave for some six months prior to his death, being unable to take charge of the Prahran office, to which he had been promoted. The cause of death was neuritis. Mr Dick was a native of Edinburgh, and had been for 37 years in the department, the last six of which were spent in Williamstown. He joined the service at Talbot, and for 14 years was operator at Maryborough, later on filling the position of postmaster at the public offices, Melbourne, Camperdown and Daylesford. Deceased was a man of retiring disposition, but was widely esteemed. He leaves to mourn their loss a widow and family of one son and two daughters. The remains of deceased were conveyed to Talbot, and interred in the Amherst Cemetery on Wednesday.
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