Senior Constable

John TENNANT

YEAR OF DEATH

1916

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 4.15 p.m. Tuesday 24 October 1916 Senior Constable Tennant was a passenger in a Ford motor car which was being driven along the Dalyston Road Kilcunda. At that time the vehicle developed a steering fault ran off the road and overturned crushing and killing the Constable. The car had been hired from the Powlett Hotel Wonthaggi to take Tennant to Kernot to make enquiries. He was on the return journey when the accident happened.

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