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Thomas Arthur Connors (abt. 1875 - 1927)

Thomas Arthur Connors
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1904 in Lennonville, Western Australia, Australiamap
Died in Claremont, Western Australia, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Mar 2019
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Biography

May have served in the Boer War.

West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Saturday 1 October 1927, page 18
Coroner's Inquiry. "I find that deceased met his death by drowning, there being insufficient, evidence to show whether it was by accident, or suicide." said the Acting-Coroner, Mr. J. D. Whyte, J.P., in the City Court house, yesterday, at. the conclusion of an inquiry into the death of Thomas Arthur Connors. (52), invalid pensioner. Ser geant Houston examined the witnesses. Charlotte Thompson said that about 1 p.m. on September 14 she saw a man wading into the Swan River, near the Old Men's Home, Claremont. When the water was up to his waist he waved his arms, about his head and suddenly disappeared under the surface. Witness roused her husband, who' had been sleeping nearby, and he helped to take the body ashore in a boat. Frederick William Gteen, an orderly at the Old Men's Home, said deceased, who was an inmate, had expressed satis faction with his surroundings. Just be fore the fatality he seemed to be in good spirits and normal health.[1]

Sources

  1. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/32055641
  • Death: WA Death Index 1927/1289


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