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Year End Review - 1928
FATALITIES ON LAND & SEA
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The records were transcribed by JOHN BAIRD Formatted by GEORGE WHITE
While we have endeavored to be as
correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.
| December 21, 1927 || Patrick Riley, formerly of Carbonear, C.B., drowned at Fairhaven, when car plunges over bridge. |
| January 4, 1928 || Claude Newman, 15, drowned at Botwood, whilst skating on harbor. |
| January 7, 1928 || George Morgan, 5, Whitbourne, dies from burns.
Joseph Garland, 63, North Battery, drowned.
| January 14, 1928 || Oliver and Henry Thornhill, age 21, and 23 years respectively, drowned at Little Bay East., F.B., whilst attending traps. |
| February 28, 1928 || Samuel Cobb, Wabana, killed whilst drilling. Drill strikes blind blast. |
| March 5, 1928 || Mrs. Wesley Pardy, frozen to death on ice near Seal Cove, during storm, whilst attempting to reach home at Wild Cove, nearby. |
| March 29, 1928 || Clara Waterman, 22, dies at General Hospital as result of burns. |
| April 6, 1928 || Abram Basha, 53, killed by street car at railway station crossing. |
| May 3, 1928 || Walter Oldford, 29, of Greenspond, drowned at Long bridge. |
| May 10, 1928 || Westbury Stokes, 18, accidentally shot off Cape Freels whilst bird shooting. |
| May 15, 1928 || Stephen Anderson, 15, drowned at Boswarlos, Port au Port.
Bruce Travers, of Loon Bay, drowned in Barachoix Brook, Bay of Islands.
| May 28, 1928 || Philip George Cook, 58, killed by bolting horse, at Central Fire Hall.
Capt John B Farrell, killed in explosion on fishing vessel Mary, at Gloucester, Mass.
Lloyd Clarke of New Melbourne, drowned by falling over schooner, Olgag, at
| June 4, 1928 || William Hollett, 19, drowned when dory swamped at La Have, N.S.
Jimmie Finn, 19 months, Curling, drowned in well.
| June 11, 1928 || Mrs Rosanna Mercer, Bay Roberts, drowned.
Archibald Moulton, 40, Edward Moulton, 19, James Moulton, 16, of Burin Bay
Arm, drowned when boat capsized at Burin Harbor.
| June 22, 1928 || Walter Vaters, 20, of Bristolís Hope, killed at Buchanís. |
| June 24, 1928 || James Fox, 16, killed by motor car on Harvey Road. |
| June 30, 1928 || William G Smith, and John Patterson, drowned at Gull Pond, Seal Cove, whilst fishing. |
| July 7, 1928 || Paul Kelly, died following falling 170 feet from Dugganís Mount, North Arm, Holyrood.
Charles Hayce, and James Cox, drowned at sea from schooner Arnelt, at
| July 13, 1928 || Robert Dawe, killed in motor collision with train at Joyís Point Crossing, Holyrood. |
| July 16, 1928 || Joseph Gould, drowned from boat at Port Saunderís.
John Rose, 44, dies from injuries received in Glace Bay Colliery.
| July 17, 1928 || John Cox, 25, of Diamond Cove, drowned from schooner Reginald Moulton.
Joseph Manning, 23, of Harbor Grace, drowned at Buchanís whilst swimming.
| July 23, 1928 || George Clouter, Catalina, killed by gravel fall, whilst working on road. |
| August 4, 1928 || Martin Hickey, 50, formerly of Harbor Grace, killed in motor accident at Pendleton, B.C. |
| August 8, 1928 || Charles Adams, 7, killed by motor car on Pennywell Road. |
| August 13, 1928 || Silas Matthew Whalen, 40, formerly of Cupids, killed at Lansing, Lich. |
| August 14, 1928 || Milton Martin, 12 Ĺ, drowned in Harbor. Body recovered in November. |
| August 23, 1928 || Ralph Eddy, drowned from Bishopís Falls trestle. |
| August 30, 1928 || Walter Evans, 24, of Fortune Bay, drowned from schooner Charles and Eric, at Fortune. |
| September 1, 1928 || Leonard Joseph Sulley, 6, killed by motor car on Military Road. |
| September 21, 1928 || George Chafe, 9, Trinity, falls over stage head and is drowned. |
| September 26, 1928 || Andrew Chafe, 27, formerly of St. Johnís, killed in New York. |
| October 14, 1928 || John Young, Cape St George, accidentally killed while bird hunting. |
| November 10, 1928 || Sylvester Picco, 13, of Fair Islands, B.B., drowned from Steerís wharf. |
| November 24, 1928 || Jasper Lake, of schooner John Millett, of Fortune, drowned at sea. |
| December 12, 1928 || Henry B Lyon, 82, accidently drowned in harbor. |
| December 20, 1928 || Mr. Alfred Chadwick, 79, found dead in Harbor Grace. |
| December 23, 1928 || Bodies of Edward Noseworthy, and his sister-in-law Mrs. Hannah Noseworthy, found in field on Freshwater Road. Death due to exposure and malnutrition. |
| December 25, 1928 || Norman Troope, 24, drowned as result of explosion in motor boat, at Irelandís Eye, T.B. |
| December 27, 1928 || Edward J Whitty, dies from injuries received from falling off boiler at Railway Station. |
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