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RIX, Kenneth Arthur (1936-2017)

RIX, Kenneth Arthur (1936-2017)

Ken Rix of Merbein became a boarder at Geelong College from 15 February 1951 to December 1953 after previously attending Mildura High School. At College in 1953, he was a member of the 3rd Football XVIII and a Cadet Corps corporal in No 6 Platoon.

After College, he was a citrus grower at Merbein, Victoria and later, a pioneer horticulturist at Dareton, New South Wales. Ken was an enthusiastic 'twitcher' of Australian birds.

Ken died, aged 80 years, on 7 November 2017.

Sources: Herald Sun (Melb) 9 March 2017. OGC 1949.
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