Outback Graves Markers

Wallace William Alexander HILL

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Cumberland Street, Kookynie
Date of Death: 11 November 1911
Date of Burial:12 November 1911
Age:9 and a half months
Cause of Death:Acute Gastro Enteritis
OGM Ref#: 1979
Monument Style: Tall headstone for Keziah and her grandson of 9 months, with a further memorial stone placed at the foot of the headstone for Alexander. The grave has a simple concrete surround with a double iron railing outside the concrete curb.


In Loving Memory
of our
Dear Mother and Grandmother
Who Entered Into Rest
2nd Sept 1914, aged 65 years.
The Lord is my .... and my Salvation
Erected by her Loving Sons
A and J HILL
And her Grandchildren
And also our Darling Baby
Died 11th Nov. 1911, Aged 9 1/2 Months
Safe in the Arms of Jesus
By his ............... Parents
I and A HILL


This little fellow was the only son born to Alexander and Irene Hill, who were married at Kookynie in 1910 (Marriage Registration 65/1910, East Coolgardie). He is buried with his grandmother, Keziah Hill, who died in 1913, in Plot number 18 of the Presbyterian Section of the Kookynie Cemetery.

Keziah's story also appears on this website, as does the story of Wallace's father, Alexander, who died in 1915. A plaque to the memory of Alexander has been placed at the foot of the headstone. Alexander is buried next to them in Plot 19.

Parents:Irene Myrtle (nee HAWKINS) and Alexander HILL (Mine Engineer)
Birth Details:13/1911, North Coolgardie
Death Certificate:24/1911, North Coolgardie

Relatives click name for details:
Grandmother Madeline Keziah HILL