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Thursday marks 20 years since the death of Princess Diana.

Front page of The West Australian from Monday 1 September, 1997. Princess Diana 01091997
Camera IconFront page of The West Australian from Monday 1 September, 1997. Princess Diana 01091997 Credit: The West Australian

It was a ‘where were you’ moment in modern history, when it was revealed the 36-year-old royal was killed in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997.

An article in the Albany Advertiser, September 1997.
Camera IconAn article in the Albany Advertiser, September 1997.

Memorials were held in Albany and Mt Barker shortly after her death.

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Tributes collected were sent to Canberra and then to Britain as a collective tribute from Australia.

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