Outback Graves Markers


Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Sandstone Hospital
Date of Death: 17 December 1913
Date of Burial:18 December 1913
Age:29 years
Cause of Death:Crushed to death
OGM Ref#: 1245


Alias Joso Pascov. Poskovan was killed whilst following a rake of trucks up the sand dump at the Oroya Black Range Mine. The accident occurred through the rope breaking and the trucks running back and crushing Poskovan against some timber. He was engaged in removing sand from the cyanide vats to the dump at the Oroya Mine at the time the accident occurred. He was badly crushed and was removed to the hospital but only lingered a few minutes. He had only been in the district a few weeks. The deceased is buried in plot number 23 of the Roman Catholic portion of the cemetery.
Birth Details:Circa 1884, Austria
Death Certificate:10/1913, Black Range
State Records Office: AU WA S2323- cons5790 1914/011 Title PASKOV, Joseph - Sandstone. - Intestate Files