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Rex Hastings Dawson (1887–1903)

Rex Dawson, 16 years old, son of Mr. R. Dawson, manager of the Commercial Bank at Forbes, died on Sunday night from lockjaw. Deceased had been suffering for about a week from an abscess in the throat, which broke on Sunday, lockjaw setting in immediately afterwards.

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'Dawson, Rex Hastings (1887–1903)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 July 2024.

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April, 1887
Forbes, New South Wales, Australia


27 November, 1903 (aged 16)
Forbes, New South Wales, Australia

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