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George Biggs (1871–1931)

An elderly man collapsed in Barrack-street at 10.40 yesterday morning and died before his arrival at hospital. He was later identified as George Biggs, of East-street, Maylands.

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'Biggs, George (1871–1931)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 14 June 2024.

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23 November, 1871
Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


3 October, 1931 (aged 59)
Maylands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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