Nelson Memorial Park (Cemetery), Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
In Loving Memory of
William Richard & Sarah Ann Campion
Donated by their Daughter, Wilma Jones
KILLED-A middle-aged man named John CARR 2 was killed last Sunday morning at Camp 14, by the falling of some rock. He was badly mashed up; the remains were brought to Yale and buried Tuesday. We have not been able to learn particulars as to where deceased came from, or the length of time employed.
Also p. 3
There are at present seven patients in the Accident Hospital 3 here and they are recovering as speedily as could be expected.
2 John CARR's death was registered as 29 April, 1883. BC Death Registration #1883-09-236630. His age was given as 27 and his religion as Roman Catholic. The cause of death was given as 'Fracture of skull and various other bones. Immediate." There was an additional note --"This man was killed by a slide of rock above No 14 Quesnel. Particulars to be given by the District Superintendent."
3 The Accident Hospital at Yale was for white, male railway construction workers.
This post was written for Somber Sunday, or, as we spell it here in Canada, Sombre Sunday, which is a day to post obituaries or sad stories - the idea of Brenda Kay Wolfgram Moore who writes at Day-ly Genealogy Blogposts.