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29 July 1957|
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
17 July 2014 (aged 56)|
near Hrabove, Ukraine
|Cause of death||Air crash|
|Alma mater||Chisholm Institute|
Liam Patrick Davison (29 July 1957 – 17 July 2014) was an Australian novelist. He taught creative writing at the Chisholm Institute in Melbourne. He won awards for such as The Age Book of the Year Award and the Victorian Premier's Literary Award. He sometimes wrote reviews for The Australian newspaper.
Davison was born in Melbourne. He was married and had two children.
Davison and his wife were on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 when it was shot down on 17 July 2014, killing all people on board. He was 56. The flight was meant to go from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia but was shot down near Hrabove, Ukraine. He and his wife were among the 36 Australian citizens and residents killed.
- "Novelist among 10 Vics killed on MH17". news.com.au. News Corp Australia. 19 July 2014. http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/novelist-among-10-vics-killed-on-mh17/story-e6frfku9-1226994361121. Retrieved 19 July 2014.