Sergeant 1st Class

James PORTER

YEAR OF DEATH

1881

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 7 p.m. 22 February 1881 Sergeant Porter fell down a flight of stone steps at the Richmond Depot and was fatally injured. He died at the Police Hospital at Wellington Parade at 10.05 p.m. 23 February 1881.

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