Whim Creek Cemetery
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Whim Creek Cemetery is located across the North West Coastal Highway from the Whim Creek Hotel. It is on the track to Balla Balla.
|Name||Date of Death||Other Information|
|Barnadeo, J||8/8/1913||Aged 35, died at Negri Well. A miner. Drowned|
|Darlington, T||23/12/1911||Aged 33, Stabbed in the neck. Murdered by Joseph Saleno|
|Davy, C||21/2/1920||Aged 56, husband of Emma|
|Donohue, W||November 1894||Aged 24. A miner. Died from dehydration|
|Eyre, GH||18/2/1914||Aged 47. Died from mitral disease and syncope. He was a miner.|
|Fahey, T||1/8/1910||Aged 45. A miner who died from pneumonia at the police station at Whim Creek|
|Farrera, JE||13/4/1923||Aged 42. Died at the police station from nephritis and heart failure. He was a cook.|
|Grey, HB||12/9/1917||Aged 38. He was a miner.|
|Gilmore, H||15/8/1913||59. A cook who died of mitral incompetence and syncope.|
|Gordon, NH||27/7/1907||Born 16/8/1879. Accidentally killed.|
|Hartmann, J||7/5/1910||24 years old. Drown. He was a mine labourer.|
|Just, F||22/3/1911||45 years old. Fell from a horse between Roebourne and Whim Creek. He was a butcher.|
|Kimmerman, h||14/9/1917||45 years old. He was a labourer and died of dengue fever.|
|Leigh, JA||18/10/1913||35 years old. A miner who shot himself in the head. at Sherlock River.|
|McIntyre, J||1/10/1912||60y. He was a station hand who died of heart failure at the residence of G Adlams.|
|Petersen, P||26/1/1910||20y. He was a carpenter and died at the town slaughter yard.|
|Piper, C. C.||1/3/1901||Cecil.C.
Piper, born 1888, Broken Hill, N.S.W. youngest son
of Richard Piper & Lavinia nee Davidson.
Drowned in Balla Balla Pool, aged 19 years.
Capt. Richard Piper was the former underground manager of the Whim Creek Copper Mines Ltd, Whim Creek, his contract expired, left the Creek for Balla Balla to go south.
Cecil employed on ore classing tables, decided to accompany his father on the Saturday afternoon. After seeing him off Sunday morning, Cecil and 3 mates decided on a swim. He dived into a very deep part of the pool and did not resurface the second time. Funeral held Monday with the Whim Creek Mine suspending operations.
Father Richard Piper was the inaugral Mayor of Broken Hill and well known in mining circles.
|Pope, HJ||9/5/1912||36y. A carpenter who died accidentally.|
|Pope, T||14/12/1909||57y. A miner.|
|Smith, CES||7/1/1911||33y. Died at Campbell's house. A miner who died of inflammed bowels.|
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