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Colin Alfred Greentree (1894 - 1977)

Colin Alfred (Col) Greentree
Born in Windsor, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Husband of — married 1920 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Died at age 82 in New South Wales, Australiamap
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  • An obituary in Windsor & Richmond Gazette dated 8th June, 1977 reads:
  • COLIN GREENTREE
  • One of the districts's best known and liked sporting personalities, Mr. Colin Alfred Greentree, died on May 22nd at the age of 82 years.

"Col" as he was affectionately known to a hoost of friends was a foundation member of the Richmond Memorial Bowling Club, and from the Club's inception in 1949 his name was synonymous with bowls in Richmond. He served on the Committee from 1950 and was a vice-president for 19 years and selector until 1974. As a young man Col was a prominent cricketer, playing for Richmond Club and Hawkesbury District teams. In later years he continued his interest in the sport by becoming an umpire. He was predeceased by his wife, Hilda. A service was held in St. Peter's Church of England, Richmond with interment taking place in the adjoining churchyard.

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  • NSW Birth Index 37627/1894
  • NSW Marriage Index 625t7/1920
  • NSW Death Index 11724/1977
  • Sydney Morning Herald Death Notice - 23rd May, 1977

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