Name Of Mine On Which Last Employed
Roodeporte, South Africa.
Length Of Time Working In Mining Industry
All his working life - NSW and WA.
Diagnosis or cause of accident
Alcock worked all his life in the mines in New England, NSW, then Day Dawn at Cue, and Frasers, Southern Cross. He appeared before the Royal Commission on the Ventilation and Sanitation of Mines at Southern Cross in 1904. He made several trips to South Africa between 1905 and 1912 where he died.
A few months after his death, his daughter, Martha Feltham, wrote to her aunt: "Mother received full particulars of Dad's death. He died from "Miners Complaint" in the hospital. Mother gets 400 pounds compensation, in or about March."
Place Of Treatment (Miners Lung Only)
Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa.