Whitehaven William Pit 1941 Colliery Disaster

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Date: 3 Jun 1941
Location: Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 3 June 1941
  • Location: Whitehaven William Pit, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
  • Victims: 12 Miners killed
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Barbour, Sydney, aged 21
Baxter, Robert, aged 55
Burney, John Peter, aged 21
Curwen, Jonathan, aged 57
George, James, aged 18
Harker, William Ernest, aged 20
Martin, Charles James, aged 41
McCreavy, Robert, aged 20
Moore, Cornelius, aged 40
O'Pray, James (died: 10 Jun 1941) , aged 37
Perry, William, aged 50
Wells, James, aged 27




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