Outback Graves Markers


Burial Location:Niagara  (details...)
Occupation: Labourer
Place of Death: Between Niagara and Kookynie
Date of Death: 12 July 1899
Date of Burial:14 July 1899
Age:About 65 years
Cause of Death:Poisoned by Spirits of Salts
OGM Ref#: 0792


Deceased died drinking spirits of salts, thinking he was drinking whiskey. Remedial measures were quickly taken but O'Brien died in intense agony and short time after. An inquest into his death was held at Niagara on 14 July 1899. The informant of his death was E.W. Eaton, Stable Proprietor, of Niagara.
Death Certificate:661/1899