Outback Graves Markers


Burial Location:Comet Vale  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Sand Queen Gold Mine, Comet Vale
Date of Death: 19 August 1914
Date of Burial:20 August 1914
Age:32 years
Cause of Death:Acute Cardiac Dilation
OGM Ref#: 1320


Dominic Taverini died suddenly on the plat at the Sand Queen mine, No. 2 level. While the other miners were at their meal break, Dominic came along the level to the plat to get a drink of water. He was about to drink it when he was seen to stagger and fall. Although he was given immediate assistance, he was found to have died instantly. Constable Weaver was in Comet Vale at the time and took charge. He reported it to the Coroner (Mr. Gibbons), of Menzies, who ordered that a post-mortem examination be held which proved that the death was due to heart failure.

The death was registered by Lorenzo EPIS, brother-in-law of the deceased. 

Parents:Clemanto and Dominic TAVERINI
Spouse:Annibale EPIS
Marriage Details:Married about 1905 in Italy
Children:1 daughter, aged 7 years, born circa 1907
Birth Details:Born Northern Italy in 1882
Death Certificate:1900013/1914, North Coolgardie
Comments:The deceased's surname has been reported variously as TAVERNINI and GAVERNINI.