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Henry Hers

Beenak ranges

View of the Beenak Ranges from Gembrook. Photo courtesy of The State Library of Victoria

This article was in The Argus on Thursday, 27th of March 1884.  I think what stands out about this report is that it was so graphic, yet so short.

“On Tuesday, a young man named Henry Hers aged 22, in the employ of Mr. James Clarke, Beenak, was stacking timber, when, without the slightest warning, a tree fell upon and killed him instantly. He was dreadfully mutilated.”

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