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BAKER, William
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Year of Death:
1874
Age at Death:
16
Place of Death:
Perth Colonial Hospital
Place of Accident (if not Place of Death):
South Perth
Occupation:
Sawpit worker
Employer:
Mr Baker, Sawyer [father]
Organisation:
  • Timber Industry
Death Cert. Details:
BAKER, William, 16 yrs. Father James, 8103 - 1874
Burial Details:
News Extract:

The Western Australian Times - 9 Oct 1874: Fatal Accident.-An accident, terminating fatally occurred at South Perth last week. A young man named Baker, the son of a_ sawyer, was encased at work with his father- in a saw-pit, when a heavy log of timber rolled into the pit crushing the lad's body so terribly that it was deemed prudent to have him at once conveyed to the Colonial Hospital...

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