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Gillen, Francis James (1855 - 1912)

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Born: 28 October 1855  Little Para, South Australia, Australia.  Died: 5 June 1912  Woodville, South Australia.
Francis James Gillen worked on the overland telegraph line from 1875 and was appointed the Alice Springs post and telegraph station master in 1892. He assisted on the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia in 1894 and later continued to work with W.B. Spencer.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 31 July 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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