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ON THIS DAY – June 23, 1934

Judge Moule, in General Sessions yesterday, directed the acquittal of Horatio Wainwright, truck-driver, of Fell crescent, East Malvern, who was charged with the manslaughter of Edward Francis Tierney, aged 30 years, telephone linesman, of Deakin street, Hampton. Wainwright was discharged. Tierney and David Mollison, another postal employee, were wheeling their bicycles along the steel tracks in Dynon road, Footscray, about 2 a.m. on June 23, when they were struck by a car, and Tierney died In hospital.

ON THIS DAY – December 21, 1946

EAST ST KILDA

Mrs. Gloria Mary Bruin, of East St. Kilda, aged 19 years wife of a Dutch serviceman, was committed for trial at the coroner’s court for the murder of her father, Francis Herbert, aged 51 years. He was a postal employee and died from gunshot wounds in the head at his daughter’s home on December 21. Flt.-Sgt. Robert Charles Herbert, R.A.A.F., said that his father was given to extreme violence when he was either drunk or sober

 

ON THIS DAY – November 9, 1937

After enquiring into the death of Edmund Robertson (44), unemployed, who died on November 9 from head injuries, the coroner today committed George Anthony Powell, postal employee, for trial on a charge of murder.  Evidence was given that after an argument in an hotel on November 5 Robertson was assaulted in a street. He fell and his head struck the pavement.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – June 23, 1934

Judge Moule, in General Sessions yesterday, directed the acquittal of Horatio Wainwright, truck-driver, of Fell crescent, East Malvern, who was charged with the manslaughter of Edward Francis Tierney, aged 30 years, telephone linesman, of Deakin street, Hampton. Wainwright was discharged. Tierney and David Mollison, another postal employee, were wheeling their bicycles along the steel tracks in Dynon road, Footscray, about 2 a.m. on June 23, when they were struck by a car, and Tierney died In hospital.

ON THIS DAY – December 21, 1946

EAST ST KILDA

Mrs. Gloria Mary Bruin, of East St. Kilda, aged 19 years wife of a Dutch serviceman, was committed for trial at the coroner’s court for the murder of her father, Francis Herbert, aged 51 years. He was a postal employee and died from gunshot wounds in the head at his daughter’s home on December 21. Flt.-Sgt. Robert Charles Herbert, R.A.A.F., said that his father was given to extreme violence when he was either drunk or sober

 

ON THIS DAY – November 9, 1937

After enquiring into the death of Edmund Robertson (44), unemployed, who died on November 9 from head injuries, the coroner today committed George Anthony Powell, postal employee, for trial on a charge of murder.  Evidence was given that after an argument in an hotel on November 5 Robertson was assaulted in a street. He fell and his head struck the pavement.

 

 

ON THIS DAY – June 23, 1934

Judge Moule, in General Sessions yesterday, directed the acquittal of Horatio Wainwright, truck-driver, of Fell crescent, East Malvern, who was charged with the manslaughter of Edward Francis Tierney, aged 30 years, telephone linesman, of Deakin street, Hampton. Wainwright was discharged. Tierney and David Mollison, another postal employee, were wheeling their bicycles along the steel tracks in Dynon road, Footscray, about 2 a.m. on June 23, when they were struck by a car, and Tierney died In hospital.

ON THIS DAY – December 21, 1946

EAST ST KILDA

Mrs. Gloria Mary Bruin, of East St. Kilda, aged 19 years wife of a Dutch serviceman, was committed for trial at the coroner’s court for the murder of her father, Francis Herbert, aged 51 years. He was a postal employee and died from gunshot wounds in the head at his daughter’s home on December 21. Flt.-Sgt. Robert Charles Herbert, R.A.A.F., said that his father was given to extreme violence when he was either drunk or sober