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Issue Details: First known date: 1896... 1896 Promotion
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Two telegraph operators man an isolated outpost in central Australia. One of them is promoted but contracts typhoid. His partner nurses him back to health but contracts typhoid himself. While sick he is also promoted but dies before he can enjoy it.

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