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Site where Bobby Thorne of London, Ont. lost his life in the Thames River Open in full size

Site where Bobby Thorne of London, Ont. lost his life in the Thames River

Site where Bobby Thorne of London, Ont. lost his life in the Thames River

Caption:

Lured to his death by a bit of fish line, Bobby Thorne of Clarence St., London, lost his life last night in the Thames river. Thousands watched as police and firemen dragged three hours. He went on the edge of the slippery abutment to retrieve line, fell in. Hole in the river bottom just off shore has cost a dozen lives, residents of area say.

Publisher

Toronto Star

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star Photograph Archive - Public Domain

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

G2--Canada-Ontario-London (Misc.)-125c-GO-484

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-2-125-GO-484