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THE SOUTHLAND SURFING TRAGEDY.

INVEROARGIkL, February 24. An inquest was held this evening into the circumstances surrounding the death of .Gyril Francis: Soar, who with Ian 1, 'G-allo^jay,;;,-was,:;-drowned' at • the; "back" beach, Greenlnlls, on Friday last. After hearing the evidence the juryi returned'a'.'-,verdict that the deceased was accidentally drowned and that they were of opinion that everything; possible had been done under the circumstances, but recommended that in future surf-bathing parties should Provide themselves with life-lines. The jury added a rider that they wished to nlace on record the heroic action of the deceased lan Galloway, and also Mr K. Gr. Archer's gallant attempts to save life. ■" •

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THE SOUTHLAND SURFING TRAGEDY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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THE SOUTHLAND SURFING TRAGEDY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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