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OBITUARY.

MR CHARLES SCHUBEBT.

An old identity of Akaroa passed away on Tuesday last in the person of Mr Charles Schubert at the age of 88. Deceased was born in Bristol, England, and brought up in England. He bad a most eventful life up to middle age, having wandered to nearly every part of the world. He was in a number of the goldrushes in Australia and New Zealand, spending many years gold mining. Hβ came to Canterbury in the seventies, and was employed in the building of the Lyttelton breakwater, being severely crushed in a fall there Hβ came to Akaroa about 35 years ago, and has resided here ever since. He was married about 36 years ago, and his wife survives him. He had two sons and one daughter. The eldest son died when a child. The other children are Mr Obarles Schubert and Mrs Lytton Ditely, of Akaroa. Deceased was an Oddfellow, and the local Lodge will be repre. sented at his funeral this afternoon.

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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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