Outback Graves Markers

George Henry COOK

Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Place of Death: Black Range District Hospital
Date of Death: 04 February 1914
Date of Burial:05 February 1914
Age:38 years
Cause of Death:Muscular Atrophy
OGM Ref#: 1249
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


The deceased is buried in plot number 25 of the Church of England portion of the cemetery. Shortly before Mr Cook's death, a benefit was held to raise money that would enable his friends to take him to his relatives in the eastern states. At the time of the benefit, Mr Cook was an inmate of the hospital. Sadly, he passed away within a few days of the benefit being held. He had been an inmate of the Black Range District Hospital since May 1912, suffering from progressive muscular atrophy.

Birth Details:Circa 1867, Victoria
Death Certificate:3/1914, Black Range
Comments:There are conflicting reports of the full name of this gentleman being George Henry or George Harvey. It is believed the name should be Henry but the plaque bears the name Harvey.