Mrs Holmes suffered dysentery supervening on chronic pneumonia after a premature confinement, coupled with exhaustion. The child, Edith Rebecca, died 4 days after the mother's death. She was aged 13 days and is featured in this website.
The death of Mrs Holmes was certified in writing by Ernest Holmes, husband, Comet Vale. Witnesses to the burial were E.C. Chambers and N. Devereux.
The deceased spent 20 years in Victoria before moving to Western Australia.