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Charles Florence MCCARTHY

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Kookynie Government Hospital
Date of Death: 01 August 1903
Date of Burial:03 August 1903
Age:43 years
Cause of Death:Pneumonia, Cardiac Failure
OGM Ref#: 1639
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


The deceased had been suffering from pneumonia and the subsequent heart failure for four days prior to his death. Mr. McCarthy was one of the pioneers in the labour movement in the state and, in the early days of the goldfields, he took a prominent part in the Ivanhoe Venture trouble. He was, at different times, connected with the A.W.U. of Queensland and New South Wales and at the time of his death he was president of the Kookynie branch of the P.L.P.

Born 1860 in Condoblin, New South Wales, the deceased married in New South and  

Parents:Margaret (nee O'BRIEN) and Florence MCCARTHY
Spouse:Elizabeth RICHTER
Marriage Details:1890, Glen Innes, New South Wales; Marriage Registration 3655/1890, Glen Innes
Children:Four children aged 4 to 12 years
Birth Details:2 April 1860, Condoblin, New South Wales (Birth Registration 8985/1860, Condoblin)
Death Certificate:770/1903