Scholz, Robert Francis Hans

Personal Details

First nameRobert
Middle nameFrancis Hans
Date of birth30 October 1889
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
Date of death23 November 1911
Place of deathMuttaburra Qld
Age at death22 years
Cause of death

Injury crushing by horse falling on him.
Pancreas and internal injuries.
Dr Lavarack was the attending doctor in Muttaburra.


He was the son of Robert Scholz, a gardener residing in South Australia, and Emma. Both his parents were from Germany.

Cemetery Record

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Date of funeral25/11/1911

Fatal Riding Accident
On Tuesday last Mr’. Monaghan, manager of Acacia Downs, brought in a young man named Robert Scholz to the hospital (our Muttaburra correspondent telegraphed yesterday). The horse he was riding had stumbled and fallen, rolling over the unfortunate man. Evidently he sustained internal injuries, for he died last night. He was a native of Melbourne.
[Source: Fatal Riding Accident. (1911, November 25). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 – 1933), p. 4. Retrieved June 16, 2015, from]

S W Clemasha and S DeCourcey were the witnesses at the burial in the Muttaburra Cemetery.