Outback Graves Markers

Peter [UNKNOWN] (more)

Cause of Death: Monoxide Gas while cleaning a well

Charles ATKINSON (more)

Cause of Death: From a kick by a horse

Buried a quarter of a mile north-east of the Yarrie Station homestead by Peter Lewis and Herbert Owen Coppin, owner of Yarrie Station, and a lay-preacher, Church of England. Burial was witnessed by JG Bourgom. Death certified in writing by D Gordon, station hand at Warrawagine Station. The young man left an estate valued at £57 13s. 8d.

Mr Atkinson died from injuries received when he was kicked by a horse.

—?— JINNACARLI (more)

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William Charles ROBERTS (more)

Cause of Death: Monoxide Gas while cleaning a well

Known as Billy

The cement slab with his name on is near the homestead. He died as a result of gas in a well he was cleaning.

John Joseph YATES (more)

Cause of Death: Suicide

Buried by Christopher William Coppin, witnessed by John E Ball. Yates arrived at the station complaining of being unwell and asked to be allowed to stay at the homestead for a few days. On the night of the fifth day of his stay, a gunshot was heard in the blacksmith's shop. Upon investigation, it was found that Yates had placed the muzzle of his gun in his mouth and fired, blowing away the top of his head. Yates was well-known in racing circles in this and other states. About 12 years before, he trained several horses for owners at Marble Bar.