Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Stockrington Colliery

Waldron Alwyn Clyde 3 September 1942 22 natural causes - meningitis
Hughes William George 17 May 1948 59 natural causes
Hancock Raymond 19 January 1949 44 injuries received after a fall of coal - accidental death
Krempin Maynard Henry William 21 February 1949 48 natural causes
Williams Thomas 2 November 1950 53 coronary sclerosis - natural causes
Archibald George Simpson 8 February 1945 55 heart failure caused by coronary occlusion

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