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Matthew Forrest (1857–1884)

from Inquirer & Commercial News

The many friends of the Forrest family will regret to learn that news was received last week from the Pearling Grounds on the N. W. Coast, of the death of Mr. Matthew Forrest, youngest brother of the Surveyor General. Mr. Forrest had been suffering from measles, and he succumbed to the after effects of that loathsome disease.

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Life Summary [details]


14 January, 1857
Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia


14 December, 1884 (aged 27)
Broome, Western Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

measles complications

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