Outback Graves Markers

John Robert WATSON

Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Place of Death: Sandstone Hospital
Date of Death: 09 December 1914
Date of Burial:09 December 1914
OGM Ref#: 1255


The child is buried in plot number 28 of the Church of England portion of the cemetery. The child's parents were married in Kalgoorlie in 1902 (Marriage Reg.No.361/1902, Kalgoorlie). His father was an engine driver in Sandstone. He held certificates from 1st Class boilermaker and even the wrench engine that pulled the cage in which the men entered the mine. He also held a certificate for marine engines to drive a ship. At the time of his marriage, he was publican of the Kalgoorlie Hotel. Their other children were: John Robert (1902-1902); Minerva Myrtle Adeline born 24 September 1905 in Kalgoorlie; Ruby Glandore born in Coolgardie, 1909; Caroline Violet Evelyn, born Coolgardie 1911 and Ivy May born 5 March 1913 in District Hospital, Mt Morgan, Western Australia. The child's mother died in 1950, aged 68 years and her husband died in 1954 at the age of 84 years - both in Victoria.
Parents:Minerva (Minnie) Marie (nee SPADIER) and John Robert WATSON
Birth Details:9 December 1914, Black Range; Birth Reg.No.61/1914, Black Range
Death Certificate:2/1914, Black Range
Comments:The plaque for John Robert Watson has been adopted by descendants of John Robert Watson's family.