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Amelia Margaret KIRK [16887]

John Neale RUST [17318]

  • Born: 28 Feb 1884
  • Marriage: Amelia Margaret KIRK [16887] on 15 May 1906 in Newtown Sydney NSW
  • Died: 25 Mar 1937, Redfern NSW aged 53
  • Buried: Gore Hill NSW

bullet   Cause of his death was killed in the performance of his duty as a fireman.


bullet  General Notes:

John was a Fireman.

The City Coroner (Mr, Oram) yesterday returned findings of accidental death at his inquest on John Neale Rust, 53, fire officer in charge of the Waterloo station, and Robert Henry Hill, 24, lacquer sprayer, of Henderson road, Alexandria, who died from injuries received in a fire at a wireless cabinet factory run by Henry Vivian Hardress and William Scott Forbes at 15 Botany-road, Waterloo, on March 25. Mr. Oram found that Rust died from injuries received when a wall fell upon him while in the execution of his duty as a fireman, and Hill from burns caused when his Clothing caught fire as he was following his occupation as a lacquer sprayer. Mr. Oram also found that the fire had originated accidentally in the lacquer-spraying room of the factory.
Ref: Trove The Sydney Morning Herald 15 May 1937


John married Amelia Margaret KIRK [16887] [MRIN: 6225], daughter of David KIRK [14494] and Amelia Margaret GAGGIN [14493], on 15 May 1906 in Newtown Sydney NSW. (Amelia Margaret KIRK [16887] was born on 28 May 1884 in Petersham NSW and died on 17 Jun 1974.)

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