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Richard Gordon Terry (1910–1931)

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 (1910–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/terry-richard-gordon-16193/text28139, accessed 19 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

19 June, 1910
Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

March, 1931 (aged 20)
Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

burns

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