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Hal Owena White (1902–1909)

About 3 p.m. on Sunday Hal Owena White, aged 7, was found unconscious on thit floor at the Sacred Heart Convent, Rose Bay. The child was thie daughter of Mrs. Henry White, of Beulah Flats, North Sydney, and was a boarder at the convent. From thie position of her body she appears to have fallen over the staircase bannister whilst sliding down. A doctor was called in, and an examination showed that the child's skull was fractured. She died soon after.

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26 September, 1909 (aged ~ 7)
Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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