Outback Graves Markers

Michael James RYAN

Burial Location:Davyhurst  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Golden Pole Gold Mine, Davyhurst
Date of Death: 09 June 1908
Date of Burial:10 June 1908
Age:25 years
Cause of Death:Mine Accident
OGM Ref#: 0187
Headstone:OGM Aluminium
Monument Style: Outback Grave Marker


Aka Mick or James; Died in a blasting accident at one of the lower levels at the Golden Pole mine, Davyhurst. Reports of his age vary from 25 to 29 or 30 years. An inquest was opened on 9 June and concluded on 12 June, returning a verdict of accidental death from a premature explosion, with no blame being attachable to anyone.Further reading: www.wavmm.com (Virtual Miners Memorial website)
Parents:Possibly Margaret O'BRIAN and Thomas RYAN
Birth Details:Ballarat, Victoria; Possibly Birth Reg. No. 6885/1881
Death Certificate:23/1908; District North Coolgardie (Registered as James Ryan)