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James Joseph Underwood (1848–1891)

Mr. James Underwood, a large property-owner in Sydney and owner of a station at Marthaguy, near Warren, was thrown from his horse near Dubbo last Tuesday night and killed on the spot. Deceased had brought a large mob of cattle in, with the intention of trucking them next day at the Dubbo cattle-yards. He left them on Tuesday camped about six miles out and rode into town, accompanied by his two sons. At night, when returning to camp, his horse began bucking and threw him heavily to the ground, smashing his head and dislocating his neck.

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