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    Default Re: The Unaccounted Project - Final Stretch Updates by Jon Heyworth

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954)
    Wed 2 Oct 1940
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    YOUNG BRIDE KILLED
    IN SMASH
    MELBOURNE. Wednesday.-Mrs.
    Keith Ian Macdonald, aged 19. who
    was married only a week ago, was
    killed .yesterday afternoon when she
    was flung out of a car which over-
    turned on the Hume Highway while
    being driven by her husband. Pilot
    Officer Macdonald, who suffered
    severe shock.
    The marriage was one of the social
    events of Melbourne. -

    The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder (NSW : 1913 - 1954)
    Fri 25 Oct 1940
    Page 8

    A verdict that Pilot Officer Keith Ian Macdonald, 20. committed suicide,
    was returned by the Melbourne City
    Coroner (Mr. Tingate). Mrs. Macdonald -was killed in a motor smash
    on the Hume Highway when the couple were returning from a honey
    moon. A few days later Macdonald
    was found dead in his flat at South
    Yarra with a gun beside him.

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