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C.Y O'Connor Beach, 8 am single work   poetry   "Once we could climb up behind CY"
Issue Details: First known date: 2010-... 2010- C.Y O'Connor Beach, 8 am
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  • Author's note: NB; Charles Yelverton (C.Y) O’Connor was the chief engineer in Western Australia from 1891 to his death in 1902. O’ Connor built Fremantle Harbour and the Perth to Kalgoorlie pipeline under heavy criticism from the press and Opposition party. In 1902 he rode his horse into the sea at South Fremantle and ended his own life with is revolver. The beach where he died is named after him, and there is a statue of a figure on a horse installed some twenty metres off the beach.

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    y separately published work icon Harvest no. 5 Winter Z1725014 2010 periodical issue pg. 34
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  • South Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,
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