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Life Summary

Name Willam Percival Packard

4 April, 1925
Palmerston North, New Zealand


11 March, 2009 (aged 83)
Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (not specified)

Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.

Occupation *
  • bushwalker (1960-2008) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • college warden (1960-1987) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • geographer (1963-1987) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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