Outback Graves Markers

William David KIRKLAND

Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Sandstone Hospital
Date of Death: 17 November 1910
Date of Burial:18 November 1910
Age:43 years
Cause of Death:Heart Failure
OGM Ref#: 1203


The deceased is buried in the Church of England portion of the cemetery, plot number 13. He was one of 12 children in the family with 10 boys and 2 girls born to Scottish parents. His three brothers, Thomas, Alexander, and Archdeacon Kirkland, were well known in mining circles on the Murchison. William was working a tribute on one of the Black Range Co.'s leases and, being a very hard-working man, he over-strained his heart. He left a widow, but no family.
Parents:Susan Ross (nee SWINTON) and James KIRKLAND
Spouse:Florence LOFVEN
Marriage Details:Marriage Reg.No.6/1908, Murchison
Birth Details:24 November 1867, Ballarat, Victoria; 19941/1867, Ballarat, Victoria
Death Certificate:13/1910, Black Range
Comments:The child, James G, (Birth Reg.No.118/1909, Murchison, Death Reg.No.49/1909, Murchison) has not been confirmed as being born to William and Florence.