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Barnes, Sidney George b. June 5, 1916 d. December 16, 1973 Athlete, Australian Cricketer. Born in Annandale, Sydney to Alfred Percival and Hilda (nee: Jeffrey) Barnes, May. Sidney better known as Sid never had the option to meet his father, he died before Sid was born from typhoid fever. After his death, Hilda, widowed and pregnant moved to Sydney with her children and stayed with her sister, where Sid was born. From her husband's estate, Hilda Barnes mother was able to purchase and renovate real estate in Stanmore and Leichhardt, New South Wales, to...[Read More] (Bio by: Shock) Cause of death: Self administered barbiturate and bromide poisoning Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia Plot: Niche 277JU
Cook, Sir. Joseph b. December 7, 1860 d. July 30, 1947 Statesman, Sixth Prime Minister of Australia. He held the position from June 24, 1913 to September 17, 1914. Before his appointment as prime minister, he was a member of the Australian Parliament. He also served as postmaster-general and minister of the navy. In 1972, he was pictured on a postage stamp issued by Australia Post and his bust is located in the Prime Ministers Avenue in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens in Victoria. (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia
Hutchence, Michael Kelland [cenotaph] b. January 22, 1960 d. November 22, 1997 Singer, songwriter, 1980's pop culture icon. He was the doe-eyed front man for the popular 1980s New Wave rock band, INXS ("In Excess"). Born to Kelland and Patricia Kennedy Hutchence at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Hutchence lived most of his early years in Hong Kong, where his father worked for an Australian trading company. The young Michael was an athletic swimmer and showed a precocious interest in poetry and music. At the age of 8, he made...[Read More] (Bio by: Kathy Riley Williams) Cause of death: Suicide Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia
Paterson, Andrew Barton b. February 17, 1864 d. February 5, 1941 Folk Figure. Better known as Banjo, he is the man who wrote the words to the song "Waltzing Matilda." The song was inspired by the 1894 Australian sheep shearer's strike and the death of legendary swagman Samuel "Frenchy" Hoffmeister. Banjo Paterson was at Dagworth Station when he met Christina Macpherson who was playing a tune on a zither. He penned the words to Waltzing Matilda to the tune that she was playing. He was also a lawyer, poet, journalist, and radio broadcaster. (Bio by: Tom Cummings) Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia
Whiteley, Arkie b. November 6, 1965 d. December 19, 2001 Actress. Real name Arkje Deya Whiteley. A native of London, England, she is best remembered for her role as 'Donna Mason' in the television series, "Prisoner" in 1982. The daughter of famed Australian painter Brett Whiteley, and his wife Wendy Whiteley, she also appeared in numerous other films and television shows. Among Whiteley's other roles are the films, "The Killing Of Angel Street" (1981), "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior" (1981), "Razorback" (1984), "Scandal" (1989), "The Secret Life Of Ian...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Cause of death: Cancer Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia