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Helen Marion RUCKS

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Cumberland Niagara Gold Mine Lease, Kookynie
Date of Death: 08 August 1904
Date of Burial:09 August 1904
Age:7 months
Cause of Death:Pneumonia, Heart Failure
OGM Ref#: 1661
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


The deceased's father, Carl (Charles) Raymond Fredrick von Rucks, as the family knew him to be, married Margaret Beatrice Walker in Perth in 1903. Their known children were: William Thomas born 1902; Helen Marion; Elsie Helena born in November 1904; Cyril Frederick born 1906. Elsie Helen or Helena died in Kookynie on 27 May 1905, aged about 6 months. She died of gastro enteritis and diarrhoea. Her story also appears in this website.

Parents:Margaret Beatrice (nee WALKER) and Carl (Charles) Raymond Fredrick RUCKS (Miner)
Birth Details:1904, Kookynie; Birth Registration 1968/1904
Death Certificate:791/1904

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