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Note:   BIRTH: Reg # 1871/11687; DEATH: Reg # 1943/19012; Age at death - 72 years; BIOGRAPHY: Occupation: Farmer at Ross Creek; David W DaviesAustralia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers Name:David W Davies Occupation:Farmer Death Date:16 Aug 1943 Event Place:Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Residence City: Ross Creek Event Date:23 Sep 1943 Series Number:345Record Number:882Digital Folder Number:004105333 ,Image Number: 00036 Age (Melbourne, VIC)Publication:Aug 17 1943 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Text: Pensioner Dies in Burning Cottage BALLARAT, 'Monday. — DavidWilliamDavies, 73 years, pensioner of Ross Creek death when the four roomed cottage in which he lived alone caught fire tonight. The victim had been in ill-health and it is thought he was warm some liniment over a fire when his clothing became ignited. The house was ablaze when the flames were noticed by his sister, Mrs Mary Satchell, 75 years, who lives about half a mile away. She rushed to the scene and saw her brother near the front door of the burning building. She made a gallant attempt to rescue him but was overcome by the smoke and narrowly escaped a similar fate to that of her brother as the walls of the cottage collapsed. An inquest has been opened and adjourned. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.