El­do­rado Mine Fatality, 1868

Ovens & Murray Advertiser - - REGIONAL EXTRA -

IT was on Septem­ber 6, 1868 that res­cue work­ers fi­nally reached the body of Wil­liam El­lis, who had been buried by a cave-in at the McEvoy Mine on June 19 of that year.

El­lis left be­hind a widow and three chil­dren.

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