“Accidentally falling 30 feet from his bedroom at the Story Bridge Hotel, Kangaroo Point [Brisbane], about 11 o’clock last night, David McCandlish, 32, a rivetter, was seriously injured.
Three years ago a man fell from the same room on the third floor of this hotel and was killed. Mr Candlish is suffering from a fracture of the skull and numerous cuts on the face. He is in the Brisbane Hospital.“
–Brisbane Telegraph, Saturday 6 June 1942.
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