Outback Graves Markers

Denis DONOVAN (more)

Cause of Death: Fell Down a Shaft

Of Denis' 12 siblings, 9 came to WA. He had mined at Yerilla 1903, Montana 1913 and Pinjin 1908 and at time of his death.

While being lowered down the shaft, the rope snapped and Donovan fell 70 feet to the bottom and broke his neck. Death was instantaneous.

Edith Alice (JENNINGS) MATTNER (more)

Cause of Death:

Also known as Edie Prince, late of Pinjin Station.