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MRS. B. L. WILLIAMS. Mrs. Beatrice Laura Williams, who died yesterday after a short illness, at the Auckland Hospital, was a daughter of Mrs. Laura and the late Daniel Berry, formerly well-known residents of New Plymouth. For the past seven years she had been employed at the "Star" Office, where she will be much missed at the counter by many who w,erc accustomed to meet her when placing small advertisements. Mrs. Williams leaves a son and a daughter. The interment takes place from Tier mother's residence, Albany Road, Heme Bay, tomorrow afternoon at 3.30.


Mrs. Elizabeth Pinfold, who died as a result of being knocked down by a motor car in Wellington this week," was well known throughout New Zealand, having lived with her husbnad, Rev. Dr. Pinfold, in many parts of the Dominion. S sad feature of her death is the absence from the Dominion of Rev. Pinfold, who is at present in London. Mrs. Pinfold was a daughter of the late Captain Marks, of Tauranga, wtio was drowned in that harbour in attempting to save some men in a swamped boat. Mrs. Pinfold was the recipient of the Belgian decoration I.a Medaille dc la Elisbeth in recojjni tion of her benevolent work on behalf of distressed Belgians. At the outbreak of the Great War, Mrs. Pinfold, reading that there were some 11.000 Belgian refugees being cared for in London, and knowing that they would require clothing as well as food, wrote to all the-papers urging that the ladies of New Zealand should form an organisation to make and send Home clothes for the refugees. The idea was taken very generally, and grew too big for one to control, and was taken over by the Overseas Club. Mrs. Pinfold lived for some years in Auckland, where she has a wide circle of friends. Dr. F. D Pinfold, of Hamilton, is a son. MR. J. P. BEECH. PAHIATDA, this day. Mr. James Patrick Beech, of Eonini, is dead, ajred 63. He was born at Oliariu Valley, Wellington, and was one of the pioneer settlers of Konini. He was connected at various times with local bodies and institutions.

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OBITUARY., Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 153, 1 July 1927

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OBITUARY. Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 153, 1 July 1927

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