Corporal ‘Hughie’ Rose was born in Brisbane to William Rose in 1876. ‘Hughie’ Rose who was known as a champion ‘rough rider’, football player and horsebreaker, had been residing with the East family in St Mary’s, New South Wales, for many years. ...
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