This Day in History: 1936-10-30

Sleeper cutter and ex-champion Victorian axeman, William Higgins (37), while riding a motor cycle, crashed into a pepper tree in Stirling Terrace, Toodyay. He was killed instantly. Higgins had come to WA two months prior to his death.

Daily news, 31 Oct. 1936, p.1.
West Australian, 2 Nov. 1936, p.16.
Toodyay herald, 5 Nov. 1936, p.1.