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Gold at Peak Hill: Phillip R. Heydon (1991)

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The story of the discovery of gold in 1892 by Wilson and partners, the history of the town and Peak Hill area and its characters, all now gone.

Phil Heydon commenced his working life in the Post Office at Cue, in 1935, as a Telegraph Messenger. He worked in most Murchison goldfield towns, returning to Big Bell as Postmaster in 1947 and retired as Postmaster at the General Post Office, Perth.

He was awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977, and the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1979.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS2803423
Weight (g)530 g
AuthorPhillip R. Heydon
PublisherHesperian Press
Edition DateDec-91
Pages310
Size210 x 297 x 1mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780859051538
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The story of the discovery of gold in 1892 by Wilson and partners, the history of the town and Peak Hill area and its characters, all now gone.

Phil Heydon commenced his working life in the Post Office at Cue, in 1935, as a Telegraph Messenger. He worked in most Murchison goldfield towns, returning to Big Bell as Postmaster in 1947 and retired as Postmaster at the General Post Office, Perth.

He was awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977, and the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1979.

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