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Barrett-Lennard, Forrest (1897–1913)

Alfred William Oakley, of 29 Camellia Street, North Perth, reported at the central police station last night that a youth named Forrest Barrett-Lennard had been drowned that afternoon at North Beach. The deceased was fishing from the rocks near Trigg's Island at about 5 o'clock when a huge wave carried him out to sea. His brother Trevor Barrett-Lennard witnessed the tragedy, but was unable to render any aid to the unfortunate youth, who disappeared below the surface as the tide was carrying him away from the shore. Mounted constable Smith has been sent out to patrol the beach in search of the body. The deceased lived with his parents at West Swan.

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'Barrett-Lennard, Forrest (1897–1913)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/barrett-lennard-forrest-1541/text1557, accessed 29 September 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1897

Death

6 May 1913
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

drowned

Religious Influence