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Brockman, William Locke (1833–1898)

News was received in town early yesterday that the body of Mr. Wm. [William] Brockman, the well known grazier, of Gingin, had been discovered in a kneeling position some four miles from that town. The discovery was made between 5 and 6 a.m. and the news telephoned to the Central Police Station, Perth. It was stated that the body was greatly decomposed; pointing to death having occurred same days previously. The above particulars were all that had reached Perth up till a late hour last night. No information was obtainable as to the cause of death.

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'Brockman, William Locke (1833–1898)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/brockman-william-locke-18171/text29739, accessed 13 December 2017.

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