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Bernhart MIELKE

Burial Location:Davyhurst (Old)  (details...)
Occupation: Carrier - also listed as a "Gentleman"
Place of Death: Royal Hotel, Davyhurst
Date of Death: 05 February 1904
Date of Burial:06 February 1904
Age:40 years
Cause of Death:Chronic alcoholism; Delirium tremens with acute nephritis
OGM Ref#: 1340


Also known as Ben. The deceased had lived in South Australia for 10 years before arriving in Western Australia. He had suffered from Delirium Tremens for 6 days before his death. His death was certified in writing by Herman Mielke, brother, of Davyhurst. Witnesses to the burial were Thomas J Fyfe and Arthur H Rickarby. Letters of administration in the estate of Bernard Mielke, late of Davyhurst and formerly of Goongarrie, were granted to Herman Mielke, brother, of Davyhurst. The value of the estate was £199 12s Id.
Parents:Emilie (nee PANTEN) and Carl MIELKE; Farmer
Birth Details:circa 1864, Steinort via Sea Buchen, Germany
Death Certificate:766/1904
State Records Office: Bernhard Mielke AU WA S59 cons3458 1904/073 Item - Part of APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION (ORIGINALS)
Comments:Further research has revealed that Mr Mielke died of acute alcoholism, delerium tremens and nephritis