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Grigson, Arthur Edward (Ted) (1906–1954)

Former well-known Roma newsagent and cafe proprietor, Mr. Arthur Edward (Ted) Grigson, aged about 55, was found dead in the Rockhampton mail train at Roma Street railway station, Brisbane, on Saturday morning.

Mr. Grigson had been returning from a visit to his daughter at Winton. He was found at 6 a.m. lying in a pool of blood in a lower berth of a sleeper carriage. Police believe the cause of his death was internal haemorrhage due to ulcers.

He will be burled to-day from St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Brisbane.

The late Mr. Grigson was born in New South Wales and was a jackeroo when he enlist ed in the first World War, in which he was awarded the D.F.C.

After the war he took over a property at Cunnamulla and later moved to Jandowae, from where he enlisted in the Air Force in the second World War. After his discharge he came to Roma, and remained in business here for several years.

He is survived by bis widow, three daughters and a son.

Original publication

  • Western Star and Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld), 10 August 1954, p 1 (view original)

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'Grigson, Arthur Edward (Ted) (1906–1954)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 October 2020.

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