Outback Graves Markers


Burial Location:Mt Ida Cemetery  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Mt Ida
Date of Death: 19 December 1896
Age:24 years
Cause of Death:Riding Accident
OGM Ref#: 0752


In the prime of his life, Collins was riding on a spirited horse in a race with a man named Wilson when he struck his head against an overhanging bough, breaking his neck. He died a few hours afterwards. At the time he was killed, he was in the process of erecting the battery at Copperfield.

Birth Details:circa 1872 - possibly in Victoria
Death Certificate:659/1897