Constable

John Charles DONOVAN

YEAR OF DEATH

1922

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 4:30pm, Constable Donovan was in Bathurst Street, Brewarrina returning to the Police Station after conducting inquiries. When about 150 yards from the Police Station, he was struck by lightning. The lightning struck him in the side of the head. He died at the scene.

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