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Cross, Alexander George (1837–1909)

On Wednesday, February 24, a sad fatality happened as the s.s. Warragamba was on her trip to the Perry from St. Albans. Mr Alexander George Cross, 71 years of age, who was a passenger on board, accidentally fell overboard, and, although he was a good swimmer, he failed to reach the shore. On the 25th the district coroner, Mr H. A. Wilson, J.P., held an inquiry into the cause of death, when a verdict of accidentally drowned was returned.

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'Cross, Alexander George (1837–1909)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/cross-alexander-george-24889/text33447, accessed 23 October 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

20 August 1837
Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia

Death

24 August 1909
at sea

Cause of Death

drowned

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