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Youth shot; mistaken for dingo

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Saturday 10 February 1945, The Canberra Times

TAMWORTH, Friday.

Leslie William Clow, 19, was accidentally shot dead to-day while on a dingo shoot near Nyangala.

Clow, who resided at Ogunbil, near Tamworth, was a member of a large party. With two other men he hid in a clump of bushes awaiting the appearance of the dingoes. As another party approached, Clow rose from behind the bushes. Thinking he was a dingo, one of the approaching party fired a .22 calibre rifle and the bullet struck Clow in the face, killing him instantly.

Written by macalba

May 25, 2010 at 6:00 am

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