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Terry, Richard Gordon (1911–1931)

Richard Gordon Terry, 20, of Denistone Station, died from burns received while destroying ant-hills. It is understood that petrol was being sprayed on the beds, when a can became ignited and the wind blew back the flames to Terry's clothes. He was terribly burned before any assistance could be given.

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'Terry, Richard Gordon (1911–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/terry-richard-gordon-16193/text28139, accessed 17 July 2019.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1911

Death

March 1931
Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

burns

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