Outback Graves Markers


Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Occupation: Building Contractor, Merchant
Place of Death: Green Street, Sandstone
Date of Death: 17 March 1909
Date of Burial:19 March 1909
Age:about 50 years
Cause of Death:Overdose of morphine - self administered
OGM Ref#: 1183


Late of the Isle of Skye The deceased was for many years a prominent member of the business community at Laverton. He is buried in the Non-Conformist portion of the cemetery, plot number 4.
Death Certificate:3/1909, Black Range
State Records Office: AU WA S76- cons430 1909/1591 Cue - Thomas Downey of Sandstone in possession of Morphine pills - obtained from Freeman and Freeman, Chemist, Perth. Papers also include 1432/09 relating to death of Peter McInnes at Sandstone 17.3.1909
Comments:Newspaper has cause of death as Heart Failure.