Devaney, Martin Barney

Personal Details

First nameMartin
Middle nameBarney
Date of death03/11/1942
Age at deathAbout 60 years


Cemetery Record

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LocationNorth Western
Grave number175
AddressLerida Station
Date of funeral03/11/1942

Died from Ruptured liver, horse stepped on him

Morning Bulletin Saturday 14 November 1942
News has been received of the accidental death at Lerida Station of Martin Devaney. It is understood that he was delving a drain when the horses got out of control and he was thrown beneath them, suffering injuries from which he expired some time later. The body was conveyed to Muttaburra for burial.
[Source: AUSTRALIA TOO STRONG FOR INVASION BY JAPANESE?. (1942, November 14). Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld.: 1878 – 1954), p. 4. Retrieved November 18, 2013, from]