Thomas James Benge

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Thomas James Benge

Birthdate: (9)
Death: February 3, 1884 (9)
Hutt River, Wellington, New Zealand (Drowning in Hutt River (attempted to cross, missed his footing and fell))
Immediate Family:

Son of David James Benge and Julia Benge
Brother of Amelia (Mellie) Alice/Agnes Benge; Francis Benge; Arthur (Arch) David Benge; Jane Prier-Judge; Walter Benge and 3 others

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About Thomas James Benge

‘A youth named Thomas Benge, aged nine years, son of David Benge, of Mungaroa, was accidentally drowned in the Hutt River yesterday. He was in the act of crossing the ford to fetch home some cows, but the force of the current swept him off his feet. The body was not recovered till late yesterday.’ Source: Evening Post 04 February 1884 pg.2 & Grey River Angus 5-Feb-1884 pg 2

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Thomas James Benge's Timeline

December 27, 1874
February 3, 1884
Age 9
Wellington, New Zealand