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The following people were born
VAN DER BRUGGE, Mr Wessel Adrianus — 17th October 1873
SILVERTHORNE, Mr Spencer Victor — 17th October 1876
HARTNELL, Mr Fred — 17th October 1890

The following people died
ISMAY, Mr Joseph Bruce — 17th October 1937
ARCHER, Mr Ernest Edward — 17th October 1917
O'BRIEN, Mrs Hannah — 17th October 1918
PERSSON, Mr Ernst Ulrik — 17th October 1951
MARVIN, Mrs Mary Graham Carmichael — 17th October 1975
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