Rabaul Historical Society secretary

ENB loses passionate historian

Gideon Kakabin passed away yesterday in Canberra, Australia, after suffering a heart attack.

“The Rabaul Historical Society was saddened to hear of the passing of Gideon Kakabin,” Rabaul Historical Society secretary, Susan McGrade, told this newsroom.

“He was working on an ENB exhibition in Canberra. He had a heart attack last week, was revived and admitted to hospital ready for open heart surgery this Wednesday but he suffered another heart attack.

“This time he could not be revived.”