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Great Grandfather (9 April 2014)

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I know that my great grandfather -James Hurley was killed in a mining explosion at Shuttleton on the 27th. Jan. 1904. He was (as I am led to believe) injured when he went to investigate why the charge did not go off. He was loaded on a ox drawn wagon for the 3 hour ? ride to Cobar but he died within 1 hour. He died leaving my great grand mother-Alice with two small boys to raise Arthur and Jack - my grand father. I believe that he was buried at Shuttleton and as I am in the area in mid May I would like to see if I can locate his grave.

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