William Percy Radford

See article by Stan Gorton in The Islander 25 Feb 2019, headed "Someone has gone to the Emu Bay cemetery and placed flowers on the grave of William Percy Radford, who died 1887 at the tender age of 15".

Also in the FaceBook page for The Islander, headed "Emu Bay Progress Association would love to know who put flowers on the grave of William Percy Radford, who died just aged 15 in 1887. The cemetery is looking great thanks to the work of volunteers.which caused some interest,"

David Wilson posted the following accompanying comment:

"This a very sad death of a 15 year who died from violent injuries consistent with a beating. The inquest was made more difficult due to the decomposition of the body, and the coroner was not able to incriminate any person. See http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article160756791

There is no record found of his family. His burial place has not been ascertained. It is puzzling why the memorial has been placed at Emu Bay. The boy lived, worked and died at Wisanger, and his autopsy was most probably carried out in Kingscote."