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Albert Harris ALLCORN

Age at Death32

Date Of Death8 September 1905 : Reg 198/1905

Place Of BirthShepparton, Victoria

OccupationTrucker/Miner

  • Kalgoorlie Cemetery. Photo: Danelle Warnock.

Name Of Mine On Which Last Employed
Oroya Brown Hill Gold Mine, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia

Diagnosis or cause of accident
Killed by a fall of stone.

Place Of Burial
Kalgoorlie Cemetery, Western Australia

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Single

District
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Cause of Death
Mine Accidents

Father
George Allcorn

Mother
Frances Hanks

Other Information
An article in "The West Australian" dated Saturday 9th September 1905 reads:
"FATAL MINING ACCIDENT, Kalgoorlie. September 8 A fatal accident occurred in the Oroya mine this afternoon, the victim being a young man named Albert Harris Allcorn, who was working in a stope at the No. 10 level, when about three tons of earth fell oil him, breaking his neck. Allcorn, who was a native of Koorumburra (Vic.), where his father resides, was a new arrival in the State, and had been working for about a week on the Oroya prior to his death. He has a brother in Kalgoorlie."