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Muriel Wuchatsch (1918–2007)

by Robert Wuchatsch

Muriel Jean Wuchatsch was born on 20 March 1918, the fifth of seven children to John and Caroline Dunn (nee Hudson). She was born in their small weatherboard house which stood just east of the railway line from Robert Street, where a pine tree still ...

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Norman Boehm (1927–2007)

by John Boehm

Norman Harold Boehm, the fourth child of Wally and Bertha Boehm, was born on the 26/12/1927 at Hopetoun, Victoria where his father was share farming. Norm was baptized in the Yellangip Church by Pastor Jericho. The family moved to the Antwerp - Ar...

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Herman Pech (1921–2006)

by John Pech

Herman Pech was born on 25th May 1921 in the Laura Hospital, South Australia, the ninth of eleven children to John and Bertha Pech and baptised in the Appila Lutheran Church. He grew up on the family farm - cereal cropping supplemented by some sheep,...

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Richard Dalitz (1925–2006)

by Frank Close

Professor Richard Dalitz, whose name became a byword in high-energy physics, has died, aged 80. Dalitz, an Australian who took British nationality, spent a decade in the US and held a chair at Oxford University. He was born at Dimboola, in Victori...

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